He felt a hand on his shoulder while trying to open the locker.
His dad gave him a tight slap when he turned around to see who was behind him.
"Scoundrel! Who have taught you to steal."
"Remember dad , you treacherously took grandpa's signature to transfer all his property in your name that was my first lesson in theft."
His obedient son's raspy reply left him in somber to think about a thief in him.
This post is linked to Five Sentence Fiction (Thief) and Three Word Wednesday #434 (obedient,raspy,somber) .
True. Much of what we do is learned from the example of others.ReplyDelete
The property of the family becomes the bone of contention between two generations and siblings. sad but true in many families.ReplyDelete
interesting how everything comes back to us, there is an interesting sufi story on this.ReplyDelete
He had served as a bad example for his son...ReplyDelete
Well expressed :)
Yes - however good we are there is always room to steal and deceive - it is how we survive I supposeReplyDelete
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Well done, and so true you have to practice what you preach when you're a parentReplyDelete
What we do, our children learn the same...Excellent message!!!ReplyDelete
interesting plot twist!ReplyDelete
Powerful Whatever goes around comes around. So well said.ReplyDelete
Powerful. Whatever goes around comes around:)ReplyDelete
This is life!ReplyDelete
Very sad there's no chance of getting out of the rut created by parents. xReplyDelete
Well said and yes children are silent observers.ReplyDelete
Good one highlighting the values transferred through generations.ReplyDelete
A great lesson!ReplyDelete
Very well done! Great lesson.ReplyDelete
Very true. Children don't learn from your teachings but your deeds. A powerful post in few words. Good job (Y)ReplyDelete
What goes around comes around even harder....nice FSF :)ReplyDelete
This is a reality too...agree with Shweta above!ReplyDelete