Fruits of labour (Hard Work bring Success)

This is story about a rich businessman that has a child. His child is lazy and like to have fun.  The businessman wanted his son to be hard-working and responsible. One day he ordered his son to earn something, but his son was afraid. He went to his mother and cried. His mother was pity and gave him a gold coin. Then he gave the gold coin to his father. His father asked him to throw it into the well. The son did as he was told. He knew that the gold coin from her mother. Tomorrow he ordered his son again. This time his son went to his sister. The same thing that his mother did, his sister gave him a rupee coin from her own savings. Again and again his father knew and ordered him to did the same thing like before. Of course he did. His father asked him again to earn something.
Because this time nothing else could help, finally he went to the market to work. He only got two rupees a day of hard work. As he returned home, his father asked him to throw it into the well, the horrified son almost cried out. He could not imagine throwing his hard-earned money like this. His body ached and he felt disappointed with his father’s treatment. His father smiled. He said a person feels pain only when the fruits of labor is wasted. The son had now realized the value of hard work. He promised that he never to be lazy and safe keep the father’s wealth. The father handed over the keys of his shop to the son and promised to guide him through the rest of the life.

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Value : In this story can be taken lessons in life that it takes hard work and appreciate the hard work itself. Although the work was very tiring, never give up. That’s a challenge in life.  There is not anything that can be obtained instantly.


Posted by : Eni Purnama


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