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A Tragedy Or Blessing ?

This Story happened some years ago

In Scotland where blue skies meet the
There were nine children in the Clark family.
Clark and his wife worked and saved diligently.
It was their dream to sail to America one day.
They believed that good fortunes would soon be
on their way.
They finally saved enough money to sail across the
vast sea.
Reservations on a new ship were made for the whole
The family was filled with much anticipation.

Everyone looked forward to life in the new nation.

However, seven days before they were to set sail.
A dog bit the youngest son and he turned very pale.
Rabies was a
A Doctor
treated the
boy urgently.
The Trip to
could not be
Anger and
they could
hardly take.
The father watched the ship leave
without them.
He shed tears and cursed his son and
God, “Damn!”
Five days later, news spread of a Tragedy.
All Scotland was shocked at this Calamity.
A mighty ship had sunk
– it was the Titanic.
Had the Clark Family
sailed, it would be
When Clark heard the terrible news, he hugged his son.
He looked to Heaven and thanked the Almighty One.
Brothers and Sisters here and everywhere.
Let us all reflect and ponder with care.
A Blessing, a Tragedy ? … it is hard to see.
There is one CERTAINTY and that’s
May All Of You Be Well And Happy !
With Metta,
Bro. Oh Teik Bin