Reading this brought tears to my eyes. It hit close to home. We’ve been visiting my father-in-law in intensive care twice a day for quite a while. Any day could be his last and nearly all his faculties are completely gone. I love the man and he’s always been good to me. We’re from different races and cultures and he was a quiet man who rarely spoke even when he was young, but we respected each other, and to this day show that we still do. It grieves me to see what he’s going through. I consider it an honor and blessing to be able to be there for him.
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It was once said that the reason that humans are put into this world is to help and encourage others. Think about it. What makes you the happiest? When you are receiving something or getting something?
The most important things in life aren’t the things that you can see…like money, houses, boats, clothes, etc. The things in life that REALLY matter and have infinite meaning to people, are the things that are priceless and unseen such as kindness, love, thoughtfulness, etc….ways that you TREAT others.
Today’s short story is a great example of the ULTIMATE way that a person can repay someone with kindness and goodness.
A son took his father to a restaurant for an evening dinner.
The father, being very old and weak, while he was eating, dropped food and his shirt and pants. Other diners watched him in…
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