Bertie was a very nice guy . He was kind , obedient , sincere and altruistic. He had , however , a major flaw , forgot forever. No matter how important the coach, his answer was always , “I forgot .” When he was sent to the machine wearing a note from his mother would find a note in my pocket at night. If sent to the store in a big hurry to get something for tea , which would later, without the article , but with his usual response.
His father and mother talked about it and decided that something must be done to make the child remembers . Christmas was near, and Bertie was busy making a list of things to bring Santa Claus was .
“Santa Claus may forget some of those things ,” said his mother.
” Can not ,” said Bertie , ” because I write sled and skates , drum and violin and all things in this role then when Santa will find my media list can see and get things as fast as him. . read . ”
Christmas morning came , and Bertie was at dawn to see what was in his stocking. His mother kept away from him as much as she could, because she knew what he had done Santa Claus.
Finally heard it comes with slow steps in his room. He slowly opened the door and walked toward her. He held in his hand a lot longer than I had done out list. Put it in the hands of his mother , tears of disappointment fell from his eyes .
“See what Santa Claus for me , but I think you can give me a thing apart .
His mother opened the scroll . It was a list of all the errands that make Bertie had asked for six months. When everything was written , in staring capitals
” I FORGOT .” Bertie cried for an hour. Then his mother told him that everyone was going to Grandpa’s house. For the first time saw a Christmas tree . Maybe something could be growing there for him. It was very strange to Bertie , but the tree grandfather found that everything he had written in his list.
Have you cured your bad habit? Not all at once, but when he saw his mother was particularly ignoring she said :
“Remember , Santa Claus does not forget .”