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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 smil e at everyone
and say hello anyway. So, I thought this would be a piece of

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

It was just our way of sharing special playtime with our

We were standing in line, waiting to be served, when all of
a sudden everyone around us began to back away, and then
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

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

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

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. 

As 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

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

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

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 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, 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


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


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. From Nobody's Child 
Posted: 2009-01-10 12:10:08 UTC

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2009-01-26 23:43:24Danny Wilson
well done Loved it

2009-02-05 06:14:07Kalonji 3ver Bless
Dis was a very touching story i really felt like i was there at the moment enjoying the moment...Bless Up Much Luv