Last night there were four of us remaining. The other 40 had left.
i had both hands full as i was leaving and asked for the final time, “Is there anything i can help with?”
No, we’re fine, we’ve got everything.
After the long walk to the car, i packed into the trunk what i had carried. Instead of unlocking the car to drive home, i went back upstairs and said, “i don’t know what i was thinking when i offered to help with both hands full. But now i have two empty hands, what do you need help with?”
i told them i’m always reminding our son, “If you help me do this it will get done quickly.”
It felt good to help them carry boxes to their cars.
Had i not done such a simple gesture, i would have thought about the missed opportunity for far too long.
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Dear Heavenly Father, please help everyone, including me ( I hope that isn’t selfish), to have faith in our dreams and please bless us with the will and determination to do the right things for the right reasons. Basically, help us to always keep moving forward, even if it’s slow. Oh, and to not quit. Amen.