Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Mother is a wonderful word!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!


Last week, someone was in my office and he told me that the word mother was a a wonderful word.  I was able to reflect on this comment this week.  It is so true!   A mother has much direction and influence with her children.  God granted us the privilege, but we must perform our task with Godly direction. I am not saying that we can not sin, because I am a big sinner!  I am saying that we should think about the consequences of our actions!  Before Christmas, we were shopping at Wally World.  While I was in the shoe department, I noticed a woman looking at me and trying on a pair of shoes.  I thought she may have known me, since she was in a nursing uniform and we met many nurses and aids when my spouse was ill, prior to his death.  I was in deep thoughts and looking for a pair of boots.  I wish her look was a look from a familiar face, instead after she left the area, I looked down and an old pair of tennis shoes were shoved back toward the bench and the woman had walked off in new shoes.  Too much time had passed from the time she left and when I noticed the shoes on the floor next to the bench.  I was not paying enough attention to her, as far as her age, hair color, height, and what she was wearing, so I didn't turn her in.  Maybe it was a previous patron that left the shoes and this woman just happened to sit on the bench over the shoes.  I know it is doubtful, but I am just saying......  My kids arrived shortly after I noticed the shoes on the floor.  My son's comments were something like, "you know mom, they probably weren't even expensive shoes."   I wouldn't want to go to jail, especially around the holiday, and all over a pair of shoes!  Maybe her feet hurt.  Do you think this woman had children, and if so, do you think she related the story to them as it truly happened?  I sure hope she does not influence others to follow in her foot steps................................ 


2 comments:

DOLORES LIVINGSTON said...

It's make ya wonder about the experience you had in wondering if it was for survival and not a profession. You just hope and pray it was because she really needed the shoes to work alot of jobs or to just keep going in life; most of us wouldn't have to do this but learn empathy in thinking it was God's will for a great reason...

DOLORES LIVINGSTON said...

It's make ya wonder about the experience you had in wondering if it was for survival and not a profession. You just hope and pray it was because she really needed the shoes to work alot of jobs or to just keep going in life; most of us wouldn't have to do this but learn empathy in thinking it was God's will for a great reason