Wednesday, 19 September 2018

A Lesson From The Umbrellas

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The College Annual Day was a fortnight away.
Students of different religions had different views.

The Principal wanted each student to participate in some way.
There was a notice asking every student to lend her/his umbrella for the decoration.
Attendance was compulsory. Students were to collect their umbrellas after the celebration.

The Annual Day presented a colourful picture with umbrellas of different colours in neat rows above.
PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson
Seeing the sunlight and interesting sight and the cool shade and multi-coloured light, the Principal addressed, "Together we look bright and attractive just like our umbrellas. Let’s accept, tolerate and coexist harmoniously..."

What prevents us from a peaceful and united existence? Do share in the comments below.
100 words story for Friday Fictioneers.

18 comments:

  1. Dear Anita,

    A message we could all benefit from if we would only heed.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  2. I love the message. We need as much respect for each other as possible.

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  3. The Principal has sent a strong and pertinent message to the students who are the backbone of the nations. A thought provoking story.

    https://ideasolsi65.blogspot.com/2018/09/low-spirits.html

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  4. We need those common way to celebrate... next year it will not need to be compulsory... everyone will come anyway,

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  5. Beautiful message and picture Anita! I love colorful umbrellas as well. Something very cheerful about them :)

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  6. Nice message via story of Umbrella ��

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  7. I love the ending. I hope the students remembered this lesson throughout their lives.

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  8. Nothing wrong with that message at all. If we're excellent to each other, we can't go wrong. What a lovely take on the picture. Jilly, Sugar on the Bee

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  9. If only it were possible just to enjoy each other's colors and shapes.

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  10. Very positive message. Nicely penned.

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  11. True. Flowers of multiple colors coexist in a flower vase.

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