Monday, March 06, 2006
THE MORE I THINK ABOUT IT....
..... the more uplifted I feel about my experience yesterday with the "bum" who changed my tire. I find myself looking at strangers with curiosity and joy. It's like having had a conversion experience.
Today a man approached me in the Wal-Mart parking lot and said, "Excuse me, ma'am, can you spare a dollar or two so I can get something to eat?" Maybe he's saving up whatever he can scrounge to buy a fifth of Four Roses, but I opened my wallet and gave him two bucks. (It was broad daylight and there were lots of people around.) He thanked me very courteously. I said, "You have a nice day, now, God loves you." His whole face lit up in a wonderful smile and he answered, "Thank you, ma'am, yes He does." And we both went our ways.
Who knows where either of these men were coming from, where they were going, or what they were up to. I can only say they both touched my life. I hope I touched theirs.