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Are you sitting on a nail? | Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
A young man, who moved into a new neighborhood and settled down. Everything was fine, except for his neighbor and his dog. The dog howled all the time. The young man was patient. He thought, perhaps the dog had a problem? He assumed it would sooner or later stop howling and go about its business. No such luck though. The dog kept at it. Days passed. Still nothing. The young man finally lost his patience and decided to pay his neighbor a visit and find out what was up with the dog. He found the man relaxing in his armchair, enjoying a book, looking unperturbed by his dog’s constant howling. The young man asked him why his dog howled all the time. The neighbor coolly answered that the dog was sitting on a nail. The young man was shocked. He asked the neighbor why the dog wouldn’t get off the nail. The neighbor replied: It isn’t hurting bad enough. While it makes me mad that the neighbor is unconcerned about the dog sitting on the nail, this story nevertheless has an important life lesson. Isn’t it true that each one of us have nails that hurt us? Could be to …