We live with miracles around us. Just try to observe.

I have no idea if this story is true or not. What I do know is I want it to be true, and that is good enough for me. It touched me and I believe it will touch many of you.

A Small Act Of Kindness Can Bring Smile On Million Faces

An eight-year-old child heard her parents talking about her little brother. All she knew was that he was very sick and they had no money left. They were moving to a smaller house because they could not afford to stay in the present house after paying the doctor’s bills. Only a very costly surgery could save him now and there was no one to loan them the money.

When she heard her daddy say to her tearful mother with whispered desperation, ‘Only a miracle can save him now’, the little girl went to her bedroom and pulled her piggy bank from its hiding place in the closet. She poured all the change out on the floor and counted it carefully.

Clutching the precious piggy bank tightly, she slipped out the back door and made her way six blocks to the local drugstore. She took a quarter from her bank and…

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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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4 Responses to We live with miracles around us. Just try to observe.

  1. Mrs. P says:

    I’d like to believe it’s true, too!

  2. Dear Russ, this brought tears to my eyes. I know you are a giver of miracles too. Blessings and congratulations on your books and the message of kindness that you bring to the world! Sharon

    • russtowne says:

      Thank you, Sharon. I love to hear when something I share resonates so deeply with another that joyous tears flow. I feel the same way about your messages of kindness that you share with the world, dear friend. Blessings to you and your loved ones!
      Russ

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