为你读书：《沙子和石头》Sand and Stone
The story goes that two friends were walking through the desert. During some point of the journey they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face.The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand, “Today my best friend slapped me in the face.”
They kept on walking until they found an oasis, where they decided totake a bath. The one who had been slapped got stuck in the mire and started drowning, but the friend saved him.
After he recovered from the near drowning, he wrote on a stone, “Today my best friend saved my life.”
1. walk through 在……中穿行，走过
例句：Take this opportunity to walk through your town or city.
2. have an argument 有争执
例句：So, we'd have an argument for the existence of a soul.
3. slap v. 拍打，掌掴
4. in the face 在脸上; 当面;
in the face of 面对……
例句：What to do in the face ofterrorism?
5. keep on doing 继续做某事
例句：Her coach encouraged her throughout the marathon race to keep on running.
6. get stuck in 陷入了……
例句：Some people never grow up but get stuck in one phase of human development.
7. recover from 从……当中恢复
例句：It will be a long time before he recovers from his present troubles.
The friend, who had slapped and saved his best friend, asked him, “After I hurt you, you wrote in the sand and now you write on a stone. Why?”
The other friend replied, “When someone hurts us, we should write it down in sand where winds of forgiveness can erase it away. But when someone does something good for us, we must engrave it in stone where no wind can ever erase it. Learn to write your hurts in the sand and to carve your benefits in stone. ”
1. write……down 把……记下来
例句：On the morning before starting a diet, write your starting weight down.
2. erase……away 把……抹去
例句： Only some of the history out of form and culture can never erase away.
3. do something good for 为某人做好事，帮助某人
例句：Her mother asked Lucy to do something good for others.
4. benefit n. 利益，好处
benefit from…… 从……得益
例句：Who would benefit from that.?