A Sudden Celebration|یک جشن ناگهانی

“140th story”



In a restaurant, people were enjoying their time. All of a sudden, a young man jumped off his chair and screamed:  “I became father, hooray. I would like to invite a random table to be my guest. And what celebration can be without a cake?” then pointed at an old couple.


The waiter brought a feast of appetizers, and great dishes of food, and at the end, a beautiful cake. The young man paid for everything, and that night ended.


Ten-fifteen years later that young man came to the same restaurant with his wife and their two sons with ages 5 to 7.

The owner of the restaurant recognized the man’s face and went close and said: “Are you the young man who became a father while he was eating in my restaurant?”


The customer smiled and said: “What a great memory, yes, it was me.”

The owner asked: “Your child must be around 15 years old, now?”

The customer said: “I wasn’t even married at that day.”

The owner asked: “If you don’t mind my curiosity, why did you shouted that you became a father that night. You paid for a table as of your happiness and part of the celebration?”


The customer replied with a smile: “I was eating that night and overheard the table next to me. The old couple was celebrating their anniversary. They had a budget which was covering only a bowl of soup for each.


(The wife said quietly to her husband; I wish we could have steak with salad and fries, not to mention a whole delicious cake. It’s a special night tonight. The husband replied, we don’t need a steak. We are healthy and have each other.)”

I couldn’t ignore that, and the only way to pay for their food and not to hurt their feelings, was to create a fake celebration.”

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  1. Reblogged this on Blue Dragon Journal and commented:
    What a sweet story and I am happy the young man did eventually get married and was blessed with real children!

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  2. Absolutely wonderful and enchanting story,I love it very much!!! 🥰
    A very big hug full of affection!!! 🤗

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  3. That’s a truly touching story 🙂


  4. Beautiful story and I love the way he made that couple happy,it touched my heart.

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  5. The graphic renderings from the images to depict the message and enhance the “sweet tale” works for me 🥰

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  6. This is a wonderful story! I was moved by this parable of immense kindness and care for the happiness of others. Thank you for the post 🙂


  7. What a very sweet story. I ended better than I expected.

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  8. pay cash
    fa garbage hash
    and bring
    the buoy a belgian burger with cheese

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  9. Always a pleasure to read your story. They teach great values.

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  10. A wonderful story! I love a happy ending 🙂

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  11. What a splendid gesture of this young man, happily he got blessed with a good wife and two children.

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  12. What a kind and generous soul, just like you!

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  13. This was heart touching ❤️❤️, Laleh! Beautiful piece 😍😍

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  14. What a warmhearted and generous young fellow…
    Stay save, my dear!

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  15. What a kind person.. lovely story..

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  16. Another wonderful story from you. It was so kind of that man do that good deed silently. A lesson to learn. 👍

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  17. This story reminds me of the book Shantaram I am reading. Have you read? Quoting from it, “sometimes we do the wrong things for the right reasons.”

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  18. What a wonderful story of kindness 🙂

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  19. As always, your stories reach out and teach us the goodness of people. The young understood the spirit of paying forward his kindness to others. Laleh, thanks for sharing.

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  20. Cuore generoso.

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  21. Wow… the story is so beautiful. I really didn’t expect the ending. I thought he was really having a baby that day in the restaurant. 🙂

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  22. You tell great stories, Laleh!🥰

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  23. Heartbroken story! You are full of wise and enlightening stories to tell. Thank you.

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  24. Such a beautiful and sweet story of kindness, dear Laleh! Thank you for your always wonderful posts! ❤

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  25. Heartwarming, gives me hope for human survival, if we can be kind and selfless like that young man, and supportive throughout our lives as the old couple. Thank you for sharing this story!

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  26. Such a beautiful story… Sharing! ❤

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  27. Cara Laleh la tua ‘storia’ di generosità mi commuove : basterebbe poco per condividere il proprio benessere e regalare silenziosamente piccole gipie.

    Molto bello. Grazie ❤

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  28. what an enchanting story! so touching and heart warming! thanks for sharing this lovely post with us🤍

    Follow @everythingtips for tips and recommendations if interested☺️ It would mean a lot to me🥺🤍

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