A man came out of his home to admire his new truck.To his puzzlement,his three year old son was happily
hammering dents into the shiny paint.
The man ran to his son, knocked him away, hammered
the little boy's hands into a pulp as punishment. When the father calmed down, he
rushed his son to the hospital.
Although the doctor tried
desperately to save the crushed bones, he finally
had to amputate the fingers from both the boy's hands.When the boy woke up from
the surgery & saw his bandaged stubs, he innocently said, "Daddy, I'm
sorry about your truck."
Then he asked, "but when
are my fingers going to grow
The father went home and
Think about the story the
next time someone gets you so upset.I know that anger is definately inevitable but think first before you lose your
patience with someone you
love.Trucks can be
repaired. Broken bones & hurt feelings often can't.Too
often we fail to recognize the
difference between the
person and the performance.
People make mistakes. We
are allowed to make mistakes. But the actions we take while in a rage will haunt us forever.
Pause and ponder,
Think before you act,
Be patient, Understand and love.
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