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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'119' Thoughts on a Story

  1. Heart touching Story… In modern world everyone is so selfish that they care about only them. They about their parents who spent their entire life working hard to raise, my mom she always give food for me to eat and she make sure that I am not hungry even if she is hungry. I love you mom so much that I want to stay with you forever

  2. Reginald Sharma

    July 22, 2016 at 8:48 pm

    My father is dead I never gave him my best when he was alive and I am very far away to send a Rose for him please Angles in heaven send my tears to the Lord for his soul so that he can have everlasting life.

    Love your parents

  3. Amen to that story..Thankyou Jesus

  4. I wish i had more time with my Dad.
    I Feel I was too late.
    Yes you are right never be to late…..

  5. GlovieT.Cawaling

    August 31, 2016 at 6:31 am

    Love you. Nanay

  6. Love ur mumma as much as u can…she cant cum again in ur lyf…?

  7. It is very nice appretiated

  8. Very nice 10Q

  9. I thank my God who gave me mamma and pappa..

  10. Hakmaji joraji thakor

    January 17, 2018 at 7:09 am

    wow what a story ! i like this story.this story is beautifull.

  11. Hakmaji joraji thakor

    January 17, 2018 at 7:10 am

    i like this story.

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

  13. this story moves me!!!

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

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

  16. 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.

  17. its a lovely sad story i like a lot

  18. 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.

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