A lamb was grazing with a flock of sheep one day. She soon found some sweet grass at the edge of the field. Farther and farther she went, away from the others.

She was enjoying herself so much that she did not notice a wolf coming nearer to her. However, when it pounced on her, she was quick to start pleading, “Please, please don’t eat me yet. My stomach is full of grass. If you wait a while, I will taste much better.”
The wolf thought that was a good idea, so he sat down and waited.
After a while, the lamb said, “If you allow me to dance, the grass in my stomach will be digested faster.” Again the wolf agreed.
While the lamb was dancing, she had a new idea. She said,
“Please take the bell from around my neck. If you ring it as hard as you can, I will be able to dance even faster.”

The wolf took the bell and rang it as hard as he could. The shepherd heard the bell ringing and quickly sent his dogs to find the missing lamb. The barking dogs frightened the wolf away and saved the lamb’s life.

The gentle and weak can sometimes be cleverer than fierce and strong.

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.


An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house-building business to live a more leisurely life with his wife and enjoy...


It is well known that Imam Abu Hanifa, may Allah be pleased with him, offered tahajjut (night prayer) every night. He would spend most of his night reciting the Quran....

A Pumpkin Patch and Oak Tree

Mullah Nasrudin was sitting under an oak tree at the edge of a pumpkin patch. First he looked at the fragile vines connecting the pumpkins to each other. Then he...

Hazrat Luqman (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.And bear with patiente constancy whatever betide you, for this is firmness (of purpose) in (the conduct of) affairs.And swell not...

Importance of Saying Insha-Allah

During a Jumah Khutbah in a small town, an Imam talked about the significance of saying "Insha Allah" (which means if Allah wills) when planning to do something in the...

Harut and Marut (Part-4)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Narrated Ibn Abu Hatim: I was told by `Isam Ibn Rawwad after Adam after Al-Mas`udi after Ziyad the freed slave of Ibn...

Sura Al-Alaq (Tafseer-ul-Maariful Quran), Part-05

To read the previous part, click hereWriting Skill and Art: The Reason Why the Holy Prophet (SM) wasnot TaughtIt is really very significant that mention should have been made of...