They say a parent’s love for their children is eternal. There isn’t love that is as pure and forgiving as the love between a parent and a child.
We look to our parents for support and help every time we find ourselves in a difficult situation. Our parents are always there for us no matter what. They are loving, they are forgiving, and they are supporting even when we don’t deserve that.
Take a moment to read this story about a man and his old father that will touch your heart, and make you want to hug your parents and feel blessed and thankful every day you get to spend with them.
A 45-year-old man was sitting on a sofa along with his 80-year-old father. Suddenly, the old man noticed a crow perching on the window and asked his son what that is. His son replied that it is a crow.
After few minutes, the father asked him again what was the thing on their window. The son said “Father, I just told you. It is a crow.”
The father asked his son the third time. “Son, what is this?” His son seemingly irritated said with an unpleasant tone “It’s a crow, a crow!”
Then, after a while, the father asked his son for the fourth time what is the thing standing in their window. This time, the son began shouting to his father saying “Why do you keep asking me the same question again and again? Are you not listening? It is a CROW. A CROW! Can’t you understand?!”
The father didn’t say anything, but he went to his room, and after a while, he returned with what seemed to be an old diary. This was indeed a diary which he had kept ever since his son was born. He opened it on a specific page and asked his son to read it.
The son read: “Today my little son aged three was sitting with me on the sofa when a crow was sitting on the window. My Son asked me 23 times what it was, and I replied to him all 23 times that it was a Crow. I hugged him lovingly each time he asked me the same question again and again for 23 times. I did not at all feel irritated I rather felt affection for my innocent child”.
The son then realized that while he got irritated and annoyed just by answering the same question 4 times to his father, his father didn’t get annoyed at all for answering his son’s question 23 times. He responded with love every time.
When your parents attain old age, they need to feel your love and care more than ever.
Don’t look at them as a burden, or have impulsive outbursts when you are talking to them.
Speak to them in a loving manner, always use nurturing and kind words. Always take the feelings of your parents into consideration.
From this day on, make a vow to yourself that you want your parents to be happy and that you will do everything to make them happy.
They took care of you ever since you were born, and they care about you still. It is now your turn to give your parents love and respect and to take care of them.
Take a moment to share this story with your friends too.
Mary Wright is a professional writer with more than 10 years of incessant practice. Her topics of interest gravitate around the fields of the human mind and the interpersonal relationships of people.If you have a general question or comment please fill out the form and we will get back to you as soon as possible https://curiousmindmagazine.com/contact-us/ .