One day, during an evening class for adults, the
psychology Teacher entered the class and told
“Let’s all play a game!” “ What Game?”
The Teacher asked one of the students to volunteer.
A gentleman, femi came forward.
The Teacher asked him to write 30 names of most
important people in his life on blackboard.
Femi wrote names of his family members, relatives,
friends, his colleagues and his neighbors.
The Teacher told him to erase 3 names that femi
considered most unimportant. Femi erased names
colleagues. The Teacher again told him to delete 5
names. Femi erased his neighbor’s names.
This went on until there were just four names left on
blackboard. These were names of his mother,
wife and the only daughter…
The entire class became silent realizing that this
game anymore for femi alone.
Now, The Teacher told him to delete two more
It was a very difficult choice for femi. he unwillingly
deleted his parents names. “Please delete one
the Teacher. Femi became very nervous and with
trembling hands and tears in his eyes he deleted
daughters name. Femi cried painfully…
The Teacher told femi to take his seat.
After a while Teacher asked “why your wife? The
are the ones that nurtured you, and the daughter is
one you gave birth to ??? And you can always find
Total silence in the class.
Everyone was curious to know his response. Femi
and slowly said, “One day my parents will pass
before me. My daughter may also leave me when
grows old, for her studies or business or marriage
with her husband or whatever reason. The only one
will truly share her entire life with me, is my wife”.
students stood up and applauded him for sharing
truth of life.
This is true. So always value your life partner, it’s
only for wives but husbands as well.
God has united these two souls and it’s on you now
nurture this relationship above all.