No Big Deal
i almost hesitate being in this group because i don't want to come off as bragging, so while i am still in, i will use my stories as a way to hopefully encourage others to be kind to strangers.
after picking up the kids from school today, i ran into the local grocery store for a few misc. items. i went to the check out line and had all my items out, then i felt this strange sort of pull on my chest area & found myself grabbing a bouquet of flowers from around the corner & literally almost throwing them on the counter. but i already knew that they weren't for me.
i got to the car & after all groceries were unloaded, i looked at my daughter & said, "we have flowers to deliver,...ready"? she nodded, but had no idea what was going on.
we ended up at the cute, white house on the corner that she had sold girl scout cookies to for years. i just had a feeling that the lady was home & needed something. when she answered the door, my daughter handed her the flowers and introduced me to her. this sweet lady of 81 years immediately hugged my daughter & started to cry and said that she was having a terrible day. she told us that our arrival was timely. her husband has prostrate cancer now and had been having many problems lately, and she was so very worried about him. i could tell that she looked very distraught.
she continued for a little while chatting with us, as her husband sat quietly behind her in a recliner, with the flowers in his lap. i will never forget her ex