Proud father humbled by his young son's kind, selfless gesture
- There is an age-old saying that charity begins at home and sometimes it's difficult to understand what is meant by it
- One father, Xilombe Kharidzha, recently learned the true meaning of this message from an unexpected teacher
- His small son recently showed him the extent of his kindness after sacrificing a gift that had been given to him
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Parents will often find great inspiration and even life lessons in their experiences with their children and this story is a great example.
Xilombe Kharidzha recently shared an experience that he had with his young son to the #I'mStaying group which taught him a lesson in humility.
The proud dad shared that his son had received a gift from his grandma and had made an unusual request:
"My son was given R50.00 by his grandmother and he asked me to take half of the money to add petrol in the car. And when I asked him why?"
His son's response had caught him completely off guard and the dad says that he was humbled by the gesture:
"He told me that he is giving me because I always buy him things that he needs. I was humbled by his words. Charity begins at home."
South Africans were inspired by the sweet story, take a look at just a few responses to the post below:
Calven CL Lusenga- "Big ups to the King at least he didn't say take all of it."
Sheila Seberini- "What a beautiful, caring lovely young man! Blessings."
Averil Millard- "Oh my word. What A little Sweetheart. But then he's been taught by his Mom and Dad... Salute you. All Blessings."
Nomusa Mbanjwa- "Smart young man, be proud."
Sipho Monyela- "You see...there are so many good and responsible men out there. This young man is one of them."
Nothando Titanium Milazi- "Your Son is very thoughtful and polite."
Henrietta van Niekerk- "Continue being the example you are to your son!"
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that a local woman took to Twitter to share the amazing news that she has graduated, once again.
According to @Hunadi___, this is the third time she has graduated from the University of Johannesburg.
@Hunadi___ did not share any specifics about her qualifications, she just shared in a second tweet that she had completed her postgrad.
South Africans are feeling pride, love and everything in between. Saffa tweeps are also living for her determination and hard work that ensured her success in achieving her qualifications.
Take a look at her tweet below:
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