So as I was scrolling through my feed the
other day and I came across a story that hit
me pretty hard…
Here’s the story:
SON: “Daddy, may I ask you a question?”
DAD:”Yeah sure, what is it?”
SON: “Daddy, how much do you make an hour?”
DAD: “That’s none of your business. Why do you ask such a
SON: “I just want to know. Please
tell me, how much do you make an hour?”
DAD: “If you must know, I make $100 an hour.”
SON: “Oh! (With his head down).
SON: “Daddy, may I please borrow $50?” The father was furious.
DAD: “If the only reason you asked that is so
you can borrow some money to buy a silly toy
or some other nonsense, then you march
yourself straight to your room and go to bed.
Think about why you are being so selfish. I
work hard everyday for such this childish
The little boy quietly went to his room and
shut the door. The man sat down and started
to get even angrier about the little boy’s
questions. How dare he ask such questions
only to get some money? After about an hour
or so, the man had calmed down, and started
to think: Maybe there was something he really
needed to buy with that $ 50 and he really
didn’t ask for money very often. The man went
to the door of the little boy’s room and
opened the door.
DAD: “Are you asleep, son?”
SON: “No daddy, I’m awake”.
DAD: “I’ve been thinking, maybe I was too hard on you
earlier. It’s been a long day and I took out
my aggravation on you. Here’s the $50 you
The little boy sat straight up, smiling.
SON:“Oh, thank you daddy!” Then, reaching
under his pillow he pulled out some crumpled
up bills. The man saw that the boy already
had money, started to get angry again. The
little boy slowly counted out his money, and
then looked up at his father.
DAD: “Why do you want more money if you
already have some?”
SON: “Because I didn’t have enough, but now I
“Daddy, I have $100 now. Can I buy an hour of
your time? Please come home early tomorrow. I
would like to have dinner with you.”
The father was crushed. He put his arms
around his little son, and he begged for his
See, this is just a short reminder for you,
Regardless if you have kids or not…
Tomorrow is NEVER promised. So do what you
can today to show up every day as if it were
Remain present, connected and PROVE to those you love the most in your life that you’re the true hero that they already see you as.
And to do that effectively you first must start with YOU.
Click here to start now.
Logan ‘Crushed’ Henry