A limit of your Kindness

Recently Steve had a car accident. So he put his car in the garage to carry out the repair work. Since he had to go to the job daily, he decided that until the car is ready, he will travel by the metro train. One day, he noticed a homeless guy at the train station at night. He felt pity for him, so he gave him some change from his pocket.

The homeless guy thanked him for it. Next day again, he noticed the homeless guy at the same place. This time Steve though to get him something to eat, so he went outside the station and brought him a meal. The homeless guy thanked him for his kindness. But Steve got curious and asked him, “How did you get to this point?”

The homeless guy looked up at him and with a smile, he said, “By Showing Love.” Steve didn’t understand it, so he asked him, “What do you mean by that?” The homeless guy replied that “Throughout my whole life, I made sure that everyone was happy. No matter what was going right or wrong in my life, I always helped everyone.”

Steve asked him, “Do you regret it?” To which the homeless man replied, “No, It just hurts my soul that the very people I gave the shirt off my back to wouldn’t give me a sleeve of that same shirt when I was in need. Son, It is better to build your own house and invite someone in for shelter than to hand them your bricks while you are building yours. Because one day you will turn around and look at the spot where you had planned to build your house. It will be an empty lot. Then you are the one looking for bricks.”

Steve understood what the homeless guy meant and thanked him for the good advice.

Moral: Helping others is not a bad thing at all. But Sometimes, while we are helping others, we forget our own problems and needs. One must remember that sometimes sharing is better than giving away. You can do a lot more by being in a strong position instead of bringing yourself into a weaker situation.

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'27' Thoughts on a Story

  1. Bandam Balnarayana

    April 3, 2018 at 9:48 am

    Very good story. Not all blessed with the worth of self-need. Nor to the extent to spare to others the level required. The story says better be safe and spare to others. With no intention of back gain and benefit. With thanks.

  2. I love your selection of stories. I just read the one about the homeless man and him giving away his life to help others but when it was time for him to receive help no one was around… So sad but eye-opening

  3. Nice one,sometimes it’s better to share than to give all away.All the same give.

  4. a nice story

  5. Very nice story.

  6. If I am read this story before 9 years, I would be in good position for now….

  7. what is the moral value??????????????????????

  8. virginia arnejo

    June 27, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    Sometimes helping is good , but we should also set limits to it , because not all the time we are in abundance , we also have our share of rain out of a sunshine , so we should also think of ourselves , we should also save for the rainy days , but its also good if we share our blessings to others , because there is also a saying , that God will provide , we should not worry but gladly help others who are in need , the well may runs dry , but the blessings of God always overflows .

  9. nice story really intresting

  10. Kierstyn Glidden

    October 1, 2019 at 2:24 pm

    it was the best moral ever!! I wish that could happened to me

  11. who is the author please, I really like the story :)

  12. I like it stories and one think is excellent line that helping other people is not a bad think but we should care oun problem

  13. this is an amazing moral ever in my life

  14. If want to ready any stories this is the best website for you.

  15. Oh my, it gives such a good moral! Can I use it for my students life skill?


    July 16, 2020 at 12:18 am

    A very heart touching story have ever read.Thanks alot the story writter.

  17. Tiwari. Vibhanshu.R.

    September 18, 2020 at 1:35 am

    Thanks for sharing this awesome short stories with the world . Thanks a lot
    Moral Stories

  18. thankyou for this story a think will show careing to everyon around us


  20. these stories are amazing
    i really liked them

  21. This story was amazing! i give it 10/10!

  22. so true story that was we help everyone bt when we need a help peoples move on.

  23. (Φ ﻌ Φ)

    July 19, 2021 at 1:20 am

    It has a good moral but the structure of the story can be improved as the ending looks unfinished etc.

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