Evening Dinner with a Father

A son took his old father to a restaurant for an evening dinner.  Father being very old and weak, while eating, dropped food on his shirt and trousers.  Other diners watched him in disgust while his son was calm.

After he finished eating, his son who was not at all embarrassed, quietly took him to the washroom, wiped the food particles, removed the stains, combed his hair and fitted his spectacles firmly.  When they came out, the entire restaurant was watching them in dead silence, not able to grasp how someone could embarrass themselves publicly like that.  The son settled the bill and started walking out with his father.

At that time, an old man amongst the diners called out to the son and asked him, “Don’t you think you have left something behind?”.

The son replied, “No sir, I haven’t”.

The old man retorted, “Yes, you have!  You left a lesson for every son and hope for every father”.

The restaurant went silent.

Moral: To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.   We all know, how our parents cared for us for every little thing.  Love them, respect them, and care for them.

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'254' Thoughts on a Story

  1. swathi priya sudha rani

    September 26, 2016 at 4:54 am

    awesome lesson every child must learn

  2. Very good lovely story about our parents

  3. Very good lovely story about our parents thank u Abhi for giving such a good storyyy….

  4. Great lesson for all sons.

  5. it is really nice story we can take some advantage by this story. what we pay will ge t return

  6. its a meaningful story i loved it!!!

  7. There things we need do for our parents now that they are alive, else we shall cry i thy no in regret all the days of our lives.

  8. Naga Durga Syamala

    October 17, 2016 at 9:40 am

    Super it is very useful in this generation

  9. Salute to the young man!

  10. Ibrahim .sm.Dodmani

    October 20, 2016 at 10:11 pm

    Those who’s didn’t give to respect to his parents ,this story has message to them .So Please respect your parents.

  11. its realy nice ….

  12. A heart touching story to be recommend to all the new gen’s all around the world

  13. My father told me this story n now I miss him a lot.

  14. I wish every son was like that…..

  15. Touching story. I wish every son must be like him

  16. very good
    i like English

  17. Yes its true we should love our parents :)

  18. A good lesson for tomorrows sons

    A good hope for todays fathers

  19. A great lesson to the children who dump their parents in old age home for their selfish comforts..

  20. How many idiots would be the gawkers and be disgusted, rather than seeing the love in the gesture? I work at a retirement home. Sons should at LEAST VISIT their fathers. I wish mine were around to have dinner with!

  21. Soumya ranjan sahoo

    October 26, 2018 at 11:05 pm

    This story is true .We should always care to them who care to us from our childhood either mat be father or mother.

  22. good story

  23. A Very Good Story

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