When Israel was a child, I loved him,
and out of Egypt I called my son. (Hosea 11:1)
You see your mother shedding tears for you but rarely you see the father doing the same. Dads are not afraid of showing their emotions and it is not that they are distant to do that but it is just that tears dont come easily for them.
It is indeed difficult to put my feelings on paper in the same way I feel about my father. Last night while looking up towards the sky I realized how beautiful the moon looked among the stars, showering peace and gleaming the world.
The feeling was so comforting. The moment I closed my eyes my heart lit-up and I realized it was my Dad the moon of my life, comforting my soul with his soft nurturing voice. With his hands sapling over my head I felt the uncountable blessings over me and a heavenly redemption overwhelming me. A part of my Dad always remain with me, may be his way of behavior or his may be the way he talks. My dad taught me to be a good human.
My Dad, the man of values and principles always prioritize others happiness over his own happiness. He never taught me how to live; rather he lived and set examples for me how to live. As a loving parent or as a friend his contribution has been of immense importance in my life. He understood me in such a fabulous way that I hardly had to demand for anything. Whenever I used to get sick or stuck in any problem he was always there praying for me and advising me that I’m here to tell you – God answers prayers! He is a firm believer of God and loves the mystic essence of Sufism, believes that everything in the life happens for a good cause. He enriched my life with social and moral values.
Parents, sacrifice every moment of their life for their children. Parents are the precious gift from the Almighty. We should duly respect and look after our parents. Can you feel the peace even if all the wealth of world is gifted to you and your parents arent happy with you? The answer is definitely, No. No love can be equivalent to the love of our parents. Fathers play an important role in the development of a child but often they are over-looked. Sometimes they have more influence on kids than the mothers. Our society tends to put so much emphasis on mothers. We need to start giving importance and claims to fathers of the society as well.
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