AGE 12 ⁺

Rose for Mother

A man stopped at a flower shop to order some flowers to be wired to his mother who lived two hundred miles away. As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the curb sobbing. He asked her what was wrong and she replied, “I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother. But I only have seventy-five cents, and a rose costs two dollars.”

The man smiled and said, “Come on in with me. I’ll buy you a rose.” He bought the little girl her rose and ordered his own mother’s flowers. As they were leaving he offered the girl a ride home. She said, “Yes, please! You can take me to my mother.” She directed him to a cemetery, where she placed the rose on a freshly dug grave.

The man returned to the flower shop, canceled the wire order, picked up a bouquet and drove the two hundred miles to his mother’s house.

Moral: Life is Short.  Spend much time as you can loving and caring people who love you.  Enjoy each moment with them before it’s too late.  There is nothing important than family.

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'120' Thoughts on a Story

  1. Hakmaji joraji thakor

    January 17, 2018 at 7:10 am

    i like this story.

  2. Thought provoking… May God bless us with the time and opportunity to be with our loved ones….

  3. this story moves me!!!

  4. I love this story .
    and I love my mom dad

  5. I love my mom because my mom is my whole life.

  6. Sujeet choudhary

    April 7, 2021 at 10:17 pm

    My dad love me more but he is not alive anyone will can’t understand my feellings.

  7. its a lovely sad story i like a lot

  8. When I have read this lovely story,I regret my fail to go to mon. I miss my mother very much. I decided to love and take care of her more than before.

  9. muntaha abdul rahaman shaikh

    October 19, 2021 at 2:07 pm

    i want more

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