Father Son Conversation

One day, the father was doing some work and his son came and asked, “Daddy, may I ask you a question?” Father said, “Yeah sure, what it is?” So his son asked, “Dad, how much do you make an hour?” Father got bit upset and said, “That’s none of your business. Why do you ask such a thing?” Son said, “I just want to know. Please tell me, how much do you make an hour?” So, the father told him that “I make Rs. 500 per hour.”

“Oh”, the little boy replied, with his head down. Looking up, he said, “Dad, may I please borrow Rs. 300?” The father furiously said, “if the only reason you asked about my pay is so that you can borrow some money to buy a silly toy or other nonsense, then march yourself to your room and go to bed. Think why you are being so selfish. I work hard every day and do not like this childish behavior.”

The little boy quietly went to his room and shut the door. The man sat down and started to get even angrier about the little boy’s questions. How dare he ask such questions only to get some money? After about an hour or so, the man had calmed down and started to think, “Maybe there was something he really needed to buy with that Rs. 300 and he really didn’t ask for money very often!” The man went to the door of little boy’s room and opened the door.“  Are you sleeping, son?” He asked. “No daddy, I’m awake,” replied the boy. “I’ve been thinking, maybe I was too hard on you earlier”, said the man. “It’s been a long day and I took out my aggravation on you, Here’s the Rs.300 you asked for”.

The little boy sat straight up, smiling “oh thank you, dad!” He yelled. Then, reaching under his pillow he pulled some crippled up notes. The man, seeing that the boy already had money, started to get angry again. The little boy slowly counted out his money, then looked up at his father.

“Why do you want money if you already had some?” the father grumbled. “Because I didn’t have enough, but now I do,” the little boy replied. “Daddy I have Rs. 500 now. Can I buy an hour of your time? Please come home early tomorrow. I would like to have dinner with you”. Father was dumbstruck.

Moral: It’s just a short reminder to all of you working so hard in life! We should not let time slip through our fingers without having spent some time with those who really matter to us, those close to our hearts. If we die tomorrow, the company that we are working for could easily replace us in a matter of days. But the family & friends we leave behind will feel the loss for the rest of their lives. And come to think of it, we pour ourselves more into work than to our family.

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'192' Thoughts on a Story

  1. awesome story very touching

  2. Inspirational… I’ll make amendment n advice d people i know too

  3. Awsome story

  4. good story.. everyone have to read

  5. I love this story I wanna kiss on writer hand i really love i cannot read that kind of story before in my life thank man i love this one really !!!

  6. awesome sory very touching

  7. thank you very much,now it will be more easier for me to make my oral.awesome!

  8. good story

  9. Very touching,thank you very much for sharing such a good story.

  10. nice story……i luvd it

  11. Tường An Lưu

    June 25, 2012 at 12:14 pm

    I am moved to tears…so surprised!

  12. Very nice story

  13. excellent story…..pls do share more stories like this…..

  14. heart touching story

  15. very nice story

  16. veryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
    goodddddddddddddddddddddddd
    storyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

  17. woo nice thought good msg i love to read all your moral stories thanks afghan…..

  18. no words tears r out of my eye looking the boys thinking wide.

  19. very nice and heart touching story

  20. it’s really awesome very nice and heart touching story I really loved it

  21. a nice story that comes in there life and all of us..we never know when was the time that we are probably gone thats why we need to enjoy our life through knowing evething specially to our alma mater

  22. i cried….i miss my father….

  23. its a nice story parents and friends should spend atleast sometime with their family

  24. Mohamamd Noor Elham;

    November 21, 2012 at 12:51 am

    very wise story ;
    tnx
    :)

  25. it is so nice story…

  26. Wow ! Its really cute ..

  27. So nice….

  28. its really awesome lesson for all.

  29. Very nice story

  30. what is RS?

  31. what’s the true meaning of Rs?

  32. @ Dexter Arriola – Rs = Indian Rupee. Its Money/Currency of India.

  33. Rs.Mean Indian currency Rupees(Short Form is RS.)

  34. hmmmm accha hai

  35. enjoyed it

  36. LINA BLANCO FORRO

    April 18, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    I was really touched by the story,it serves as an inspiration to me cause I am a parent.We worked hard thinking that it is for our kids .How I wish that more parents especially fathers could read the story.Keep on writing stories that touch the depth our soul.More power .GOD BLESS.

  37. Parents ! Share sometimes with your kids. Nice one.

  38. Take this lesson from one that went through this experience. You don’t have to be at work to neglect your family members there is also the tv at home and computers. Love these stories GOD BLESS

  39. excellent story

  40. a nice story

  41. Heart touching…..

  42. nice …..

  43. Mlotshwa Pharwe

    June 16, 2013 at 3:25 am

    I have two children girl 19 and boy 9, their mother (my wife) passed away 5yrs ago. I advise them to follow my instructions no matter wrong or right, if they need help of their mother they must ask me free or openly i am there not as father but mom, if from father i am father. My Pray since death of their mother is GOD CHANGE MY CHARRACTER to this CHILDREN to SEE and FEEL their MOTHER OUT OF ME WHEN THEY NEED HER AND FATHER WHEN THEY NEED ME. I AM NOT WEALTH BUT I WISH TO BE MORAL DAD. Happy Family is not Wealth is Morality

  44. An extremely wonderful story.

  45. i like this story

  46. superb story…

  47. beautiful story luved it…………….pls keep on sending such stories!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  48. A warmhearted story, very nice :-)

  49. Simply best and amazing story… I love it.

  50. A thought provoking story for busy dads.

  51. Amazing story, God bless you

  52. nice moral story

  53. shivam yaduvanshi

    September 8, 2013 at 3:30 am

    its really nice story…………………………..heart touching

  54. awesome story
    i liked very much

  55. it’s a very heart touching story…………………………………
    NICE

  56. very good story

  57. It is good and nice reading. write more of the kind.

  58. We should never forget this story in our life time & also we should share this story to all our colleagues.

  59. It is awesome

  60. Its a nice story, i really like it.

  61. Its simple but it touched.

  62. It’s nice.But it is small story

  63. Good story….. Real story

  64. alan you have done a great job . i really liked this very much . great work

  65. Such a beautiful story….

  66. Now people in company job forgets every thing & remembers one thing work work work . so my friends please give some time to your son & daughter & family.

  67. I Agree:

  68. cute …..:)

  69. cute

  70. sooooooooooooooooo gooooooooooooood

  71. soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
    nice

  72. Krishna Nikith

    July 21, 2014 at 9:52 am

    Wonderful story with a nice MORAL

  73. Krishna Nikith

    July 21, 2014 at 9:53 am

    Wonderful story with a nice MORAL

    good job ALAN

  74. very true, great story which reveals reality of today’s family. Parents must learn. Lot of behavioral problems of children can eliminate if parents be with children for some day daily to listen to them

  75. jhella nacario aninion

    August 9, 2014 at 11:47 pm

    nice story we really touch the story i agree!

  76. Npwdays it is very important to have a link b/w father and son. It is a verry nice story B-)

  77. a very touching story ….LOVED IT…

  78. a very touching story …and also very important for us to learn something from it…

  79. GOOOOOOOODDDDD SSTTOOOORRRYYYY

  80. It s very good and l like the moral

  81. REALLY HEART TOUCHING. SO MANAGE YOUR WORK WHATEVER MAY COME AND SPEND SOME TIME WITH YOUR LOVING.

  82. Such an awesome story that is enough

  83. Such an awesome story that is enough to make workaholic people realized to spent more time with their families.

  84. Superb story. . . I really feel like the child and father relationship

  85. awesome story

  86. zerubabel franklin

    October 14, 2014 at 4:55 am

    Very Touching !! every one need to read !! life is short . waant to spen the time with our beloved one’s .

  87. rafeah mat jahaya

    October 17, 2014 at 1:28 am

    Good story about life. Family is important

  88. My voice got weak when I read the “can I buy an hour of your time? ” part !

  89. It is really nice… family should be always first

  90. Wow this story is nice

  91. Hope after reading this a balance between money and relation is maintained

  92. From this story I learnt lot of things. I expect this kind of storys in future.

    Thank you.

  93. Spending time with family is so important. Thanks for nice story.

  94. This really helped me

  95. Money does matter no matter how u have drumps?

  96. it is very nice story and it is one of the part of our behaviour
    so thank u for gave this beautiful story

  97. hi really superb story i love reading stories like this everyday. Today there is a small talk on any of the topic we like and today im gonna say this story lets see how much my class mates like this.
    thank you

  98. Brought tears to my eyes…..

  99. love this story

  100. Such stories, with something important to say, are really valuable, especially for teachers, who sometimes have to educate both children and their parents. I am one of the authors of a textbook, so I find these stories quite precious. I still am not sure I may use any of them in my lessons. How is it possible to get the permission? Where from? best regards, Maria

  101. i love shubham rai

  102. Mind blowing story……….

  103. Thank’s Alan for good story I will become a good father and husband give my time to them. God bless you

  104. its a very good story…..so many children mind set story……..

  105. Awesome explanation of feelings filled with pure love

  106. Heart touching story… lovely msg given through ths story…

  107. Shall I make it as a shot film….with u r permission… Please

  108. I like it.

  109. Nice story ,it reminds me my daughter whom I left 3000miles faraway just for money

  110. Amazing climax of this story really i rememberd my dad too.. :( i miss u dad

  111. Nice story ! :D Liking it very much :)

  112. Really very nice thought.. I am also one who feel such a thing.. who needs my dad’s time…

  113. Nice story………………… Excellent climax.

  114. Its just superb. Good for teachers on moral lessons.

  115. aww so cute story

  116. Vry nice and hrt touching
    i like it …

  117. Chibuike N. Iroanya

    June 29, 2015 at 8:59 am

    Nice story for thought.

  118. Vinith, the short film is done?
    This story is amazing

  119. Amazing story.

  120. Abdul Majid Raeen

    July 11, 2015 at 3:13 am

    Superb superb

  121. Villa fe Lavigne

    July 14, 2015 at 10:56 am

    how touching… The kid was right ..
    just like me.. Yeah soo give some time to ur son and daughter..
    Bec. when ur dead the money that u work hard will be still left..
    But the time that u spend to ur family was really the best….
    Kamsahamnida :-)

  122. amazing

  123. nakakatolong sa aming takdang aralin

  124. i loved this

  125. 10q i is good advice

    August 4, 2015 at 11:53 am

    every thing is ok if you are hard working man

  126. Having read this story, I am touched of the kid’s loneliness. He needs father’s care. Perhaps it happened and there was a boy who asked money for buying his daddy’s time. But in reality it is so hard find out a boy like in the story. Most boy will keep playing while there’s no daddy home. Yeah, I truly get valuable lesson from this story. Keep writing.
    Thank you,
    best,
    madesandat

  127. i love this story

  128. I liked this and good job.

  129. woooo I super like this story !!!!!

  130. What a story . Many less boys are there in the world like this boy in the story. World be more greater with this boy who needs his famil

  131. Superb

  132. REFLECTION ON PRESENT BUSY LIFE

  133. i do really much appreciate this story, Hoping that many youths out there would be like the man in the story! Such a good story that leads to realization how important time and open communications in our love ones. We should not put our self always facing at work cos there so such monetary equivalent in our time and effort to our love ones.

  134. Superb story I loved it

  135. jamila joy cantor

    November 10, 2015 at 6:33 am

    nice conversation

  136. Famallee Knowitall

    November 25, 2015 at 6:11 pm

    Disgusting and badly thought out cultural BS.

  137. what a wonderful story

  138. tinasheakakachingwe

    December 26, 2015 at 3:49 pm

    I’m sure the readers learnt a lesson from the story coz it is a lovely story and i as for the parents out there, remember that your kids matter to u the most and understand their feelings as well #beresponsible

  139. A simple story with a great lesson. It really touches my heart, the little boy is so sweet:-)…

  140. I love this story… It is so touch my heart… :( … :)

  141. Very nice

  142. inspiring story …
    really a nice story
    I just love it

  143. very nice

  144. Awsm

  145. Very nice story…it has 1 more moral..we react without knowing the whole story as father did when his son asked for money…we should act not react

    Badhtechalo.com

  146. Good story

  147. Ankit chaudhary

    June 22, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    Very very good story

  148. Ankit chaudhary

    June 22, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    Good

  149. I like it:-)

  150. ketan vekariya

    July 6, 2016 at 10:33 am

    Great story

  151. I HAVE LISTEN THIS STORY 5 YEARS AGO

  152. Very true

  153. Heart touching story

  154. what a brilliant story !!!!

  155. This is in the song, “The Dollar” by Jamey Johnson.

  156. Gud story Alan

  157. It’s nice but father shouldn’t have react with his son.

  158. very nice story alan

  159. Nise balad(story)

  160. Good story

  161. Very nice story…. really heart touching…

  162. Smart Story

  163. Wooooo, have loved it,it really teaches the bussy parents of today who sacrifice no time for their beloved ones

  164. Thos story is not interesting Tendo Angella have said Wooooo but I am feeling like boring

  165. Parents must give time for their children no matter how busy are they.

  166. I remember sharing the same story to my wife not realizing that tears keep falling in my eyes. My wife hugged me tight calming me down by saying – you always fulfill our duties as a father to our daughter.
    As a father, sometimes you don’t realize that you’re working hard to suffice the needs and wants of your family…and I think that’s enough.
    However, it’s not about what you can provide is more important, it’s how much time you give to them because best moment in life cannot be bought by money.

  167. i thk the story is quite interesting

  168. wowowowowowoww :))))

  169. i think uma rufus has not understood the story . its interesting and moral story .i liked the story

  170. lovely story

  171. Wow! This story makes me want to do the same thing with my Mommy.

  172. really nice story. loved it. it’s normal in these that the child spends most of his time waiting for their parents to have quality time with their family. We need to understand that childhood happens only once. Fathers are for good.

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