Revenge and Regrets.

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 of the truck.

The man ran to his son, knocked him away, and hammered the little boy’s hands into 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 fingers from boy’s both hands.

When the boy woke up from the surgery and 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 back?”

The father went home and committed suicide.

Think about this story the next time someone steps on your feet or you wish to take revenge. Think first before you lose your patience with someone u love. Trucks can be repaired. Broken bones and hurt feelings often can’t.

Too often we fail to recognize the difference between the person and the performance. We forget that forgiveness is greater than revenge.

Moral of the Story:
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. Forgive and forget. Love one and all.

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Umogbai Kenneth studied Urban & Regional Planning. Fell in Love with blogging while still in school and has been a blogger for many years now. He intends to touch and change lives through this.

9 thoughts on “Revenge and Regrets.”

  1. This is just life,when we A̶̲̥̅̊я̲̣̥ε̲̣̣̣̥ angry we tend to do wat will hunt us thereafter.let forgive Ãήϑ forget be our watch word


  2. Τ⌣̊ err is human to 4give is divine”. So touching’ bt passes a gr8t message/lessons for we all 2 learn 4rm.


  3. We should always think before we react to situations..Rage isn’t the answer. Patience Is All We need to have..The boy’s Father Was cruel to his son..He really deserves a punishment…But,he ended up commiting suicide..Was that that solution?He cldnt face his Son and the World…It Is Indeed a Case Study for All of Us..Before We react OR Over React,let’s Think….Before We Act…


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