While a man was polishing his brand new Audi Car which he had just bought a few weeks back, his 6 years old son picked up a stone that was lying by and scratched lines on the side of the car. In pure anger without even thinking for a moment what he was going to do, the man took the child’s hand and hit it many times; not realizing he was using a wrench.
The child had to be taken immediately to the hospital as he was bleeding profusely. At the hospital, the child lost all his fingers due to multiple fractures. When the child saw his father, in his pure innocence and with painful eyes he asked, ‘Dad when will my fingers grow back?’
The man was so hurt and speechless; he went back to his car and kicked it a lot of times and wept bitterly. He did not understand what had got into him and why had he taken this drastic step and ruined his son’s life in a fit of anger. Being kind and in a loving manner if he had explained to his son that scratching on the car was not the right thing to do, the little boy would have immediately comprehended.
Devastated by his own actions, sitting in front of that car he looked at the scratches; the child had written ‘LOVE YOU DAD’. The next day the man committed suicide as he could not bear to see what he had done out of his anger to his son who loved him so much.
Anger and love have no limits; always choose the latter to have a beautiful, fulfilling life with your family and friends. But the problem in today’s world is that, people are used in a very bad way and not respected for who they are and things which have no value or significance are loved to their glory. Let us be careful to keep these thoughts in mind: ‘Things are to be used and when they are not wanted they have to be given up or thrown away but people are to be loved and cherished for the rest of our lives. Once you lose them they never come back. They are very precious’.
Always Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words, they become actions, watch you actions, they become habits, watch your habits they become character; watch your character; it becomes your destiny. Why don’t we change for the better?
Live a simple and contented life. Love and be happy with One and All.