The story of the Pencil !!!

I have taken this post from a blogger OutOfReach. I hope you don't mind :P Why would you? hehe...

It was taken by her from
Paulo coelho's book "Like the Flowing River"

A pencil has five qualities which, if you manage to hang on them, will make you a person who is always at peace with the world!! (i know its just a pencil! but hey you should read the rest)

" First quality : you are capable of great things, but you must never forget that there is a hand guiding your steps. we call it GOD, and he always guide us according to his will. ( I believe its true..)

"Second quality: now and then, I have to stop writing and use a sharpener.That makes the pencil suffer a little, but afterwards, he's much sharper, so you, too, must learn to bear certain pains and sorrows, because they will make you a better person. ( so true what doesn't kill you makes you stronger..)

"Third quality: the pencil always allows us to use an eraser to rub out any mistakes,this means that correcting something we did is not necessarily a bad thing; it helps to keep us on the road to justice.

"Fourth quality: what really matters in a pencil is not its wooden exterior, but the graphite inside. so always pay attention to what is happening inside you"

"Finally, the pencil's fifth quality: it always leaves a mark. In just the same way, you should know that everything you do in life will leave a mark, so try to be conscious of that in your every action."

The post is just amazing and I relate it to my life at present. So just wanted to share....


Grey said…
Nice one! but it depends what ink [0.B ]you are writing ! You need to chose you pencil carefully ! lol
Anonymous said…
Ok that is Really nice. but if you really think about everything else can also be compared to life.
chikapappi said…
Yup nice o really philosiphical :P
Oryx said…
Thanks for sharing it, I loooove Paulo Coelho, his books and the way he sees things, it just open your eyes on the things that you take for granted and could never realize, they are a true learning experince, I hope you could read some of his books they are just brilliant
OutOfReach said…
I dont mind , not at all :P
well i'm glad you like it couse i love it
and it is so true
when i saw the photo i was like this is my post i was confuse lol i was sure i didnt sign in :P
any way hope your doing fine
about the other post " eye story " well i know it is hard and you cant forget just like that and believe me you wont , but it takes time things will be better , i think you two should talk at least for one last time. if it doesnt work you will find it hard but life goes on and believe me you will get over it :)
i wish you the best , joy and love
btw Happy Grge3an ;)
Anonymous said…
grey: what color you want? :P

blue dress: mmm yeah you can but nothing else comes to my mind now :P

chikapappi: thanks :)

oryx: I will be definetly going to get one of his books and read it

outofreach: thanks..thanks..thanks..I wish for that too but I guess she doesn't want to talk cuz she is scared of her family..
Anonymous said…
outofreach: same to you have a great Grge3an :)
Navy Girl said…
oh now thats interesting !! good post ! :D
Chroma-Trauma said…
What a nice topic.. I saved it. I will see if I an find his book, I very intrested wth his writings. Thanks my for opening this door, I owe you one ^_^

.. P.S. : I hope you are doing alright Enhsa-Allah
Desert-Roses said…
I loved it...And I love Mr. Quello...
aint he good?
do you know how be started as an author?
Anonymous said…
Hello Amu!
I'm also a big Paulo Coelho fan and I don't know if you’ve heard about his blog
I've started as a fan and now I'm collaborating with him and thought that you would like to enter his universe.
Check the blog, if you want, or subscribe to his newsletter

You'll see a community of warriors of light sharing ideas, dreams and most importantly following their personal legend.

"God is love, generosity and forgiveness.
If we believe in this,
we will never allow our weakness to paralyze us."

See you there and have a great day!

PS: To answer your question, "Desert-Roses", he used to be a songwriter. Then, after a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, decided to write his first book.
Dynamic Deeds said…
I love Paulo coelho sophisticated style of writing... He writes with wisedom!! Without a doubt he is one of my fav. authors!!!

Aart, thanks for letting us know. I will be checking out his blog soon. =D
Anonymous said…
loooool.. a5eer 3omre I discover that I'm a pencil.. ;p
Philosophy.. always makes you think :)
Anonymous said…
desert roses: madry how he started :S

aart hilal: thanks for the info...

dynamic deeds: :)

fa6ooo6: indeed it does :)
Canc3riaN said…
I'm obsessed with pencils... not any pencils.. the yellow striped pencils.. yes the classic ones :P

And I read this part from this book and I have to say it's extremely thought-evoking. Paulo is amazing + amusing :P
Anonymous said…
Allah's first creation,, the pencil.

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