Mother’s Love for a Boy

One day Thomas Edison came home and gave a paper to his mother. He told her, “My teacher gave this paper to me and told me to only give it to my mother.” His mother’s eyes were tearful as she read the letter out loud to her child, “Your son is a genius. This school is too small for him and doesn’t have enough good teachers for training him. Please teach him yourself.”

Many years after Edison’s mother had died, Edison had become one of the greatest inventors of the century. One day he was going through the old closet and he found a folded letter which was given to him by his teacher for his mother. He opened it. The message written on the letter was, “Your son is mentally ill. We can not let him attend our school anymore. He is expelled.”

Edison became emotional reading it and then he wrote in his diary, “Thomas Alva Edison was a mentally ill child whose mother turned him into the genius of the century.”

Moral: A Mother’s love and upbringing can help change the destiny of a child.

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'15' Thoughts on a Story

  1. who is the writer of this story?? so beautiful shorts story..

  2. The hand that moves the cradle, rules the world
    If we can teach our younger girls all over the world how to be good mothers, within one generataion’s time we can change the whole world

  3. mothers play a great role in the development of the presonality

  4. really it’s a good to have a great mother

  5. I’m a pastor these real motivation stories are so helpful to me.

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