I went to the supermarket to pick something to eat and as I
was walking down the isle, I noticed this man staring at me. I
looked at him and kept walking to the front counter to pick a
bottled water and gala.
As I picked them and turned to go to the counter, the same
man was right in front of my face! I tried to give him some of
my love so I smiled and said, "Hi!" then I went on to get a can
But the man followed me. I was getting a little nervous and
mad because he was following me. I asked him what he
wanted, He finally responded and said, "I am sorry for staring
but you look just like my youngest son... We just buried him
two weeks ago."
I felt stupid for getting mad as I expressed my sincerity to
him. He said it was fine as he knows that his son is with the
lord. Then he asked me to do him a favour.
I said, "Sure, if I can."
He said he was a bit sad that his son never said goodbye to
him before passing on. He asked me to get in line behind him
and as he left the store I should say "Goodbye dad", so that
he could have a sense of closure.
Though his request was weird, I however agreed to grant
them. So as he collected his bags from the cashier and
walked away, I said, "Bye Dad!"
He turned and said, "Bye my dear son."
When the cashier calculated my bill, she said the total was
I shouted "What?!!! Can you please explain how a bottle of
N70 water, N50 gala and N100 can coke will sum to such
She said "Your dad said you are paying for his bill too."