Stories by cyrilsmom (2 matches)

A Book Brings a Smile

Yesterday I went for my son's karate class. I waited for him  two hours. As I sat there and read books I saw a lady who works there. She is a Filipino.  Most who work here in Kuwait are away from their families and all alone. She was just siting on a chair minding the kids gym, going through the snaps in her mobile. Something told me to ask if she loved to read. I dismissed the idea a few times then went ahead and asked her. She said she used to read but now she doesn't have the time because she works, goes home,eats and sleeps. I told her I would give her a book.  She asked if she could take it. She looked very happy. I said yes and told her she could read it during her spare time rather than just sitting there. She started reading the book, which was Chicken Soup for the Soul. 

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Kindness Served Up As a Cold Drink On a Hot Summer Afternoon

It's been some time since I logged on here since I live in Kuwait, which is an extremely hot place right now. I was in my apartment overlooking the highway. I saw a man trying to change his flat tire in the hot sun at 1pm in the afternoon.

I could see that he was having a very hard time. I went down to a small store in my building. I bought water and chocolate milk. I asked the store clerk if he would go and give that man the drinks. From my flat I saw the man taking the cold water and drinking it immediately. I felt really good to do this act of kindness!

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