I had a very humbling thing happen today. I was out grocery shopping with Anne. She was acting pretty good considering she wasn't feeling good. After getting all our food, we were standing in the checkout. The lady standing behind us only had a few things, so I asked her if she wanted to go ahead of us. At first, she said, "no" because I had a little one but I insisted. I had a WIC voucher and I know those can sometimes take extra time.
I didn't expect what would happen next. When I got to the cashier,she said the lady in front of me insisted that she give me her change. The cashier actually said, "I guess there are good people in the world." Wow. I was shocked. I told the cashier to save it for someone more in need but the cashier said the lady made her promise to give it to me.
I wish Anne was old enough to understand the kindness that was showed to us. I didn't count it until I had met Steve for dinner at Sears. I figured it was just a few dollars. It was $83 and change.
I definitely plan to pay it forward.