The captain pondered his problem as he tried to keep his boat on course in the storm. He knew that his ship couldn’t survive much longer at sea in the gale force conditions but it was also pitch black and apart from the occasional flashes of lightning, he couldn’t see what was ahead.
The captain knew that if he stayed at sea that his boat would sink but he also knew that on the way to land that he could hit rocks and his boat would never survive the impact.
He was in a no win situation and so he had decided to take a chance on trying to get to shore.
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The captain was sinking deeper into despair when he saw the light and he turned his boat towards it. As he moved closer he realized that he could see a lighthouse and he remembered the stories that he had heard…
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