Stories of Kindness from Around the World

Blessings


--by Lilli, posted Jul 27, 2006
This reminded me of something I used to do some 20 years ago. It was a very cold winter in Salinas, Ca. I would go to the Dollar Store and buy mittens, knitted hats, and gloves. Whenever I would drive around and notice a homeless person without one of these items, I would ask if they would like one.

I received such a blessing to see their face light up, as I would drive away I'd call out to them and say, GOD BLESS YOU. It made me feel good that not only their body, but soul would be warmer over such an inexpensive item.

On Friday nights I would go to the bakery and buy day old donuts and offer them to the teenage boys skateboarding in the parking lot. If I had extra I would get them a hot chocolate.

Those were the happiest days of my life.
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Aurelia wrote: Wow, you impress me. It takes a compassionate person to be thinking of others like that! I will remember that when I go to the dollar store. Thanks for sharing a great story. ~Aurelia
Manoranjan wrote: Though this is simple but it gives value to life.

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