God Sees the Truth, but Waits
We've taken some of the world's best stories from dark, musty anthologies and brought them into the light, giving them the individual attention they deserve. Each book in the series has...more
Tema principale del racconto è il perdono e la fede in Dio.
Iyyaka Nabudu wa iyyaka nasta-een. Whatever these great russians wrote, it didn't fail to touch your heart. Forgiveness, kindness, patience and empathy are the most important things in life. No matter what Allah puts you through, face it thankfully and humbly. HE knows best. Be forgiving because HE likes those the most who are forgiving. Beautiful beautiful little story.
"It seems that only God can know the truth; it is to Him alone we must appeal, and from Him alone expect mercy."
I remember these very words from opening part of the holy book, and that was really striking!
According to my opinion, this short story points out the useless of struggling against His will and one should accept what is his/her destiny.
Aksionov seems to portray a very selfish character, at the e ...more
Waiting for something may really be very hard. We wantonly striving for those certain goals in our lives, but while waiting, we tend to be more faithful to God. On the process of waiting as well, we got to change for the better. But it all de ...more
story can also be found at: online-literature.com
And Aksionov wrote no more petitions; gave up all hope, and only prayed to God
All together, just an superb story.
We can know about forgiveness from other authors & in a better way 'may be'
All I wanted is read something special original & fascinating
It's A typical Russian story!
Specially the sad ending
2.5/5 would be good for me