On Harsh Words

Found this anecdote in Facebook, from where I copy and paste it, below the pictures. It is Short and Sweet too.

Its message is:

“A burnt roti never hurts anyone but Harsh Words Do!”

[Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam is an Ex President of India. A Roti is a Chapati. Below, a Well baked one, and a Burnt one. Both images from Internet.]

chapati

burnt chapati

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HEART TOUCHING STORY! WHICH TEACHES US THE MOST IMPORTANT QUALITY THAT IS NEEDED TODAY IN OUR HOMES AND EVEN IN OUR SOCIETY– ‘TOLERANCE’

Ex Indian President Dr. Abdul Kalam Says:

“When I was a kid, my Mom cooked food for us. One night in particular when she had made dinner after a long hard day’s work, Mom placed a plate of ‘subzi’ and extremely burnt roti in front of my Dad.

I was waiting to see if anyone noticed the burnt roti. But Dad just ate his roti and asked me how my day at school was.

I don’t remember what I told him that night, but I do remember I heard Mom apologizing to Dad for the burnt roti.

And I’ll never forget what he said: “Honey, I love burnt roti.”

Later that night, I went to kiss Daddy, good night & I asked him if he really liked his roti burnt. He wrapped me in his arms & said:
“Your momma put in a long hard day at work today and she was really tired. And besides…………………………………………………………………..

A burnt roti never hurts anyone but Harsh Words Do!”

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