Friday, October 07, 2005

Something silly

My sister Holly sent this in an e-mail to me, when I had been married just a few months. I wonder if she'll even remember it? I was looking through my files on the computer, cleaning things up a bit, and came across it.

The following "touching story" is just part of the e-mail she sent me. The whole e-mail was making fun of all the e-mails that crowd our inbox--all those ridiculous forwards that everyone feels inclined to pass on.

The Bible says, "A merry heart doeth good like a medicine." (Proverbs 17:22) Laugh a little today! The Bible says it's good for you!!!

Now here is a really TOUCHING story that will really brighten your day!

It was a really difficult day for me. The children were cranky, and I really didn't want to go out to do my shopping, but there wasn't anything in the fridge so I had to go. All the way to the grocery store I felt like I was just so alone. I had just moved to the town that I was living in and hadn't made any friends yet. My husband was working long hours and every time we were together, he would only talk about his work. I just felt like nobody loved me. Well, when I got to the store, I went to get a cart and a lady pushed me to the side so that she could get her cart first. At first I was upset, but I just figured that I should get my cart and go on. On my way to the produce I passed a cart with a little child in it and the baby reached up and pulled my hair with all his might! I screamed and tried to untangle my hair, as the mother watched, apparently unconcerned with my dilemma. As I reached for a watermelon a blind man went to rap on the melon that I had my hand on and instead of getting the watermelon, smacked my hand as hard as he could! As if that wasn't bad enough, when I handed my money to the clerk she grabbed the money out of my hands so forcefully that my arm was dislocated! Of course I was in pain, but I had to get my groceries out to the car because I had purchased some meat that needed to get home to the fridge. Would you believe it! When I was unlocking the door the bag boy let go of the cart and being that there was a incline the cart came racing toward me, slammed me into my car door. I don't remember much after that. The medics picked me up and took me to a hospital and somewhere in my delirium someone stole my wedding and engagement rings. As I was laying in my hospital bed, with IVs dripping into my arm, I realized how many people had touched my life that day. I started out the day feeling so alone, but in just those few hours so many people gave me a part of themselves. I FELT SO TOUCHED!


Anonymous said...

that is funny!

Corene said...

I wasn't expecting that ending. lol

Jamie said...

I feel so touched too...thanks for sharing.