A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street

going a bit too fast in his new Mercedes Benz car.

Suddenly, a brick smashed into the car’s side door.

He slammed on the brakes, and drove the car back to the spot where the

brick had been thrown.  ?

The angry driver then jumped out of the car, and saw a kid in that spot.

He grabbed him and pushed him against the wall asked “ What was that all about ? And  who are you ? What the heck are you doing here ?  That’s a new car and that brick that you threw is going to cost me a lot of money, why did you do it?

The young boy was apologetic, “Please sir…I am really sorry, I don’t

know what else to do” He pleaded, “ I threw the brick because no one else would stop”


With tears dripping down his face and off his chin, the boy pointed to a spot

just around a parked car, “It’s my brother there,” he said, “ He rolled off the

curb and fell out of his wheel chair and I can’t lift him up.” The boy started

crying and asked the stunned executive “Would you please help me get him back

to his wheel chair ? He is hurt and he is too heavy for me.”

Moved beyond words and the driver tried to control his emotions, He rushed and lifted the fallen boy back into the wheel chair; took out his fancy hand kerchief and dressed him up.

“Thank you, May God bless you”  The grateful child told the stranger.


Too shook up for words, the man simply watched the little boy pushing the wheel chair

bound brother down the sidewalk towards their home.

It was a slow walk back to his new car.  The damage was very noticeable but he never

bothered to repair the dented side door to remind him of his message.

Don’t go through life so fast that someone has to throw a brick at you to get your attention !

I want to connect this story to what is going around right now;


1. The young man represents all of us; Mercedes Benz is our fast paced life and lifestyle;

2. The boy in the wheel chair is our environment and planet earth which is bleeding due

to various exploitation.

3.The brick is the deadly Coronavirus thrown to us by nature to get our attention.

Sometimes when we don’t have time to listen Life throws a brick at us to slow down from the mad rush we are in….


To take care of the planet, to take care of all of the species, and a reminder to live in

harmony.    A wake up call for all of us to re-think our priorities…..


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p/s  I am totally agreed with  WisdomShots – Wake Up Call

We have lost our sense of compassion and love among human being , It’s all driven by the fast pace of our lifestyle and ego.  The increasing of crime rates, broken families, irresponsible parents to their children, rebellious teenagers and lack of respect and courtesy to one another.  To change to a better society behavior has to come down from the government and to start from every family at a very young age.