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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'249' Thoughts on a Story

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

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

  3. 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.

  4. Naga Durga Syamala

    October 17, 2016 at 9:40 am

    Super it is very useful in this generation

  5. Salute to the young man!

  6. 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.

  7. its realy nice ….

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

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

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

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