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Breakfast at McDonald's


This is a good story and is true, please read it all the way through until the end! (After the story, there are some very interesting facts!):

I am a mother of three (ages 14, 12, 3) and have recently completed my college degree..
The last class I had to take was Sociology.
The teacher was absolutely inspiring with the qualities that I wish every human being had been graced with.

Her last project of the term was called, 'Smile.'
The class was asked to go out and smile at three people and document their reactions.

I am a very friendly person and always smile at everyone and say hello anyway. So, I thought this would be a piece of cake,literally

Soon after we were assigned the project, my husband, youngest son, and I went out to McDonald's one crisp March morning.

It was just our way of sharing special playtime with our son.
We were standing in line, waiting to be served, when all of a sudden everyone around us began to back away, even my husband did.

I did not move an inch.... an overwhelming feeling of panic welled up inside of me as I turned to see why they had moved.

As I turned around I smelled a horrible 'dirty body' smell, and there standing behind me were two poor homeless men.

As I looked down at the short gentleman, close to me, he was 'smiling'

His beautiful sky blue eyes were full of God's Light as he searched for acceptance.

He said, 'Good day' as he counted the few coins he had been clutching.


The second man fumbled with his hands as he stood behind his friend. I realized the second man was mentally challenged and the blue-eyed gentleman was his salvation.


I held my tears as I stood there with them.


The young lady at the counter asked him what they wanted.

He said, 'Coffee is all Miss' because that was all they could afford. (If they wanted to sit in the restaurant and warm up, they had to buy something. He just wanted to be warm).

Then I really felt it - the compulsion was so great I almost reached out and embraced the little man with the blue eyes.

That is when I noticed all eyes in the

restaurant were set on me, judging

my every action.

I smiled and asked the young lady behind the counter to give me two more breakfast meals on a separate tray.

I then walked around the corner to the table that the men had chosen as a resting spot. I put the tray on the table and laid my hand on the blue-eyed gentleman's cold hand.

He looked up at me, with tears in his eyes, and said, 'Thank you.'

I leaned over, began to pat his hand and said, 'I did not do this for you. God is here working through me to give you hope.'

I started to cry as I walked away to join my husband and son. When I sat down my husband smiled at me and said, 'That is why God gave you to me, Honey, to give me hope..'

We held hands for a moment and at that time, we knew that only because of the Grace that we had been given were we able to give

We are not church goers, but we are believers.

That day showed me the pure Light of God's sweet love.

I returned to college, on the last evening of class, with this story in hand.

I turned in 'my project' and the instructor read it.

Then she looked up at me and said, 'Can I share this?'

I slowly nodded as she got the attention of the class.


She began to read and that is when I knew that we as human beings and being part of God share this need to heal people and to be healed..

In my own way I had touched the people at McDonald's, my son,the instructor, and every soul that shared the classroom on the last night I spent as a college student.

I graduated with one of the biggest lessons I would ever learn:


UNCONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE.

Much love and compassion is sent to each and every person who may read this and learn how to

LOVE PEOPLE AND USE THINGS -

NOT LOVE THINGS AND USE PEOPLE.







There is an Angel sent to watch over you.







In order for her to work, you must pass this on to the people you want watched over.



An Angel wrote:

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart

To handle yourself, use your head..

To handle others, use your heart.


God Gives every bird it's food, but He does not throw it into its nest.

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I have to say that I am surprised at your comments about sex Murray. For from what I've seen ... you continue to go to that topic and write some of the longest responses of anyone.

 you know this is  the first time i been to rinnys page N HIM I Surprised to see a comment about sex on a topic that has nothing t odo with it ?/ what prompted u to post this responce here?  Has anything I have written on the topic of sex been offensive to anyone ? .  Has anything I  have written been  graphic or detailed oriented ?

 

Thank you for sharing this piece of testimony, God places so many people on our way but sometimes we hardly pay attention to them. We need not have to go to church to be believers. We can serve our God to serve Him by serving the most vulnerable one. It could have been vice versa and no one would have chosen to be the rejected one. The eyes is the window of our heart. The eyes being blue or brown or whatever colour always has a hidden message. Be blessed. Thanks SAbrina

 you know i read this before some time ago HMM I  do not remember where? Why is it their is soo much judgement going on as if our way of doing things   because of our culture or upbringing is the only way t o go. In this statement I  not refering to the 7th day  Sabbath or any other doctrine  Tha the Lord  has for thos e who Love Him and want t oserve  Him faithfully and want to learn  how.. Italking about little things that seemingly bother others and the y try so hard to put their ways  like putting on a pair  of pants  or shoes on that we too must practise or the y wont be our friend,.

 How much of a pharisee is in you or me  that we will bark up a storm fircely over trivial matters  having to have our own way and not willing to listen to the heart of others we  come in contact with  in our own families too ? Is being so clean or having things be in a exact order more important then a persons feelings or self worth .Is your tongue barking up a storm at things so trivial and u yourself miss the weightier requirements that Jesus has set up for our own good?   Think about it  just like the smelly homeless person in line next to u  How well are able to look beyond anothers fault to see their need??

What a nice story.

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