A tortoise one day met a hare who made fun of her. “My, my, you move so slowly, you will never get far!” The tortoises, upset by the hare’s manner, said, “Let’s have a race and see who is faster.”
The hare laughed and said, “You must be joking! But all right, we’ll see who reaches the other side of the hill first.” Off he ran, leaving the tortoise far behind.
After a while, the hare stopped to wait for the tortoise to come long.
He waited and waited till he felt sleepy. “I might as well take a nap,” he thought. “Even if she catches up with me, I can easily win the race.” So he lay down under a shady tree and closed his eyes.
When the tortoise passed the sleeping hare, she walked on slowly but steadily. By the time the hare woke up, the tortoise was near the finishing line. He ran as fast as he could, but he could not catch up with the tortoise.

Slow and steady can win the race.

Sharing is caring. Please spread the story around your friend and show your love to us! May Allah (swt) bless us, forgive us and give us more rewards.

Plane Tree

Two travellers,worn out by the heat of the summer's sun, laid themselves down at noon under the widely spread out branches of a plane tree. As they rested under its...

Destroy the Seeds of Evil

It happened that a countryman was sowing some hemp seeds in a field where a swallow and some other birds were hopping about picking up their food. 'Beware of that...

C. Huda Dodge

Salaam alaykum wa rahmatullahSince I have started reading and posting on this new sgroup a few months ago,I have noticed a great interest in converts (reverts) to Islam: how are...

MAJOR SINS (Part-63)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.So, warn mankind of the day when the wrath will reach them: then will the wrong doers say, "O Lord! Respite us...

Faith in the Angels (Part-17)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.3 Angels of LifeJibraeel is responsible for bringing down revelation which brings life into the hearts"Say (O Muhammad), 'Whoever is an...


A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-52)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The way these letters appear in Surat alAhqaf, a word meaning "sand dunes," one of the most striking features of the planet...