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Letter From Dad…

By: R.Hundoo.

Beautiful letter written by a father to his son! Use this in your teachings to your children.

Following is a letter to his son from a renown Hong Kong TV broadcaster cum Child Psychologist. The words are actually applicable to all of us, young or old, children or parents.!

I am writing this to you because of 3 reasons

1.Life, fortune and mishaps are unpredictable, nobody knows how long he lives. Some words are better said early.

2. I am your father, and if I don’t tell you these, no one else will.

3. What is written is my own personal bitter experiences that perhaps could save you a lot of unnecessary heartaches.

Remember the following as you go through life

1. Do not bear grudge towards those who are not good to you. No one has the responsibility of treating you well, except your mother and I. To those who are good to you, you have to treasure it and be thankful, and ALSO you have to be cautious, because, everyone has a motive for every move. When a person is good to you, it does not mean he really likes you. You have to be careful, don’t hastily regard him as a real friend.

2. No one is indispensable, nothing in the world that you must possess.  Once you understand this idea, it would be easier for you to go through life when people around you don’t want you anymore, or when you lose what/who you love most.

3. Life is short. When you waste your life today, tomorrow you would find that life is leaving you. The earlier you treasure your life, the better you enjoy life.

4. Love is but a transient feeling, and this feeling would fade with time and with one’s mood. If your so called loved one leaves you, be patient, time will wash away your aches and sadness. Don’t over exaggerate the beauty and sweetness of love, and don’t over exaggerate the sadness of falling out of love.

5. A lot of successful people did not receive a good education, that does not mean that you can be successful by not studying hard! Whatever knowledge you gain is your weapon in life. One can go from rags to riches, but one has to start from some rags!

6. I do not expect you to financially support me when I am old, either would I financially support your whole life. My responsibility as a supporter ends when you are grown up. After that, you decide whether you want to travel in a public transport or in your limousine, whether rich or poor.

7. You honour your words, but don’t expect others to be so. You can be good to people, but don’t expect people to be good to you. If you don’t understand this, you would end up with unnecessary troubles.

8. I have bought lotteries for umpteen years, but I never strike any prize. That shows if you want to be rich, you have to work hard! There is no free lunch!

9. No matter how much time I have with you, let’s treasure the time we have together. We do not know if we would meet again in our next life.

Your Ever loving Dad.



Categories: Motivate Yourself
  1. Shammi
    December 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm

    Valuable words. Rajiv continue the good work

  2. December 27, 2010 at 6:01 pm

    @ Shammi – My work is nothing without all readers support, and you are surely one of them who supports with lots of motivational stories and allow me to share them to others. Thank you Friend 🙂

  3. pinky
    December 28, 2010 at 8:33 am

    Nice thought rajiv,Keep it up,God bless you.

  4. Ryan
    December 28, 2010 at 8:59 am

    I am so much moved, good one Rejiv

  5. Sikandar
    December 28, 2010 at 9:38 am

    i am fully agree with this if we aply this in our life for sure our life is very beautiful…n..be alwayz nice to ther…

  6. December 28, 2010 at 9:51 am

    @ Pinky – Thank you for the blessings, God bless all the people and our planet 🙂

    @ Ryan – Thank you friend 🙂
    @ Sikandar – Fully agree my friend, we should be humble and act wisely 🙂

  7. Jennifer
    December 28, 2010 at 9:58 am

    Thanks very much Rajiv! This is the best christmas present I can ever give to my children. I have mailed this important message to all of them including the little one. All the best and God bless!

  8. December 28, 2010 at 10:29 am

    @ Jennifer – My christmas present is the appreciation of all my readers and if my articles can improve even 1% of my readers lives, then I feel myself in Heaven, as if God has carried me into His arms. Thank you so much for your valuable comment 🙂

  9. Amisha
    December 29, 2010 at 12:57 am

    Nice one.Rajiv your articles is not 1%but its help us 100%.you doing great job.Thanx merry chritmas& happy new year.

  10. Sachin
    December 31, 2010 at 10:09 am

    Wonderful, very important & great words for everyones LifE…>>>

  11. December 31, 2010 at 10:45 am

    @ Amisha – It really feels so good to know that. Merry Christmas & Happy new year to you as well, and my love for your kids and regards to Kris 🙂

    @ Sachin – Very true bro. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year. Thanks for coming 🙂

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