Friday, October 21, 2016

Two Words That Can Change a Life

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October 21, 2016

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Two Words That Can Change a Life

Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes.

- Theodore Dreiser -

Two Words That Can Change a Life

""As I walked into the parking lot, I spotted the woman returning her shopping cart, and I remembered something in my purse that could help her in a different but hopefully profound way. It wasn't a handful of cash or a lead on a job for her husband, but maybe -- just maybe -- it would make her life better. My heart pounded as I approached the woman. "Excuse me," I said, my voice trembling a bit. "I couldn't help overhearing what you said to the cashier. It sounds like you're going through a really hard time right now. I'm so sorry. I'd like to give you something." And I handed her a business-sized card. When the woman read the card's only two words, she began to cry. And through her tears, she said, "You have no idea how much this means to me."" Cheryl Rice shares more in this piece about the two simple words that touched her life and then rippled out to touch many others. { read more }

Be The Change

Today, take time to share a few kind words with someone. You never know just how much they might need it.


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