Noticing the One in Front of Us

Noticing the One in Front of Us

Yesterday my kids and I were shopping. I was in a hurry, so I was very focused on getting what I needed so we could quickly leave.

Suddenly, the woman working there approached me and told me that it was her first day back to work after being gone for 2 weeks. Her husband had a stroke and has brain damage. She was told she had to go back to work yesterday in order to keep her job. She then apologized for telling me all of that, and she started to cry…

I was a bit stunned at first, because I had never said anything more than “Hi” to her in the past, and yet she just walked up to me and shared all of this with me. I told her that it’s totally understandable why she would be having a difficult time at work with everything going on. I told her I would pray for her husband, and she said thanks. Read more

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