There was this little girl one day sitting in the park. Everyone passed and never stopped to see why she looked so sad.
She was dressed in a worn pink dress, bare foot and her face was dirty, her red hair was stringy and not combed. The girl just sat and watched the people go by. She never tried to speak, she never said a word. Many people passed, but never did one person stop.
Just so happens the next day I decided to go back to the park, in curiosity, to see if the little girl would still be there. Right in the very spot as she was yesterday she sat perched on high, with the saddest look in her eyes.
Today I was to make my own moved and walk over to the little girl. For as we all know a park full of strange people is not a place for young children to play alone.
As I got closer I could see the back of the little girl's dress was obscenely shaped. I figured that was a reason the people just passed by and made no effort to help. Deformities was a low blow to our society and, "so help you" if you make a step toward assisting someone who is different.
As I go closer the little girl slightly lowered her eyes to avoid my intent stare. As I approached her, I could see the obscene shape of her back more clearly. Grotesquely shaped in a humped over form.
I smiled to let her know it was okey. I was there to help, to talk. I sat down beside her and opened with a simple "Hello". The little girl acted shocked and stammered a "Hi" after a long stare into my eyes. I smiled and she shyly smiled back. We talked till darkness fell and the park was completely empty. Everyone was gone and we at once were alone.
I asked the girl why she was so sad. The little girl looked at me and with a sad face said, "because I am different." I immediately said, "that you are !" and smiled. The little girl acted even sadder, she said, "I know." "Little girl," I said, "you remind me of an angel, sweet and innocent."
She looked at me and smiled, slowly she got to her feet and said, "really ?"
"Yes, ma'am, you're like a little guardian angel sent to watch over all those people walking by." She shook her head yes and smiled, with that she spread her wings and said, "I'm your guardian angel," with a twinkle in her eye. I was speechless ... sure I was seeing things. She said, "for once you thought of someone other than yourself, my job here is done."
I jumped to my feet and said, "wait, so why did no one stop to help an angel ?"
She looked at me and smiled, "you're the only one that could see me, you believe, it's in your heart."
And she was gone. And with that my life was changed dramatically.
So, when you think you're all you have, remember, your angel is always watching over you
Like the story says, WE ALL NEED SOMEONE.
Everyone of your friends is an ANGEL in their own way. There is a road. No simple highway, between the dawn and the dark of night. And if you go, no one may follow. That path is for your steps alone. Except GOD ... HE will be your best friend and stick "closer than a brother", HE will "never leave you or forsake you !"
GOD Bless you all, my FRIEND. This page was especially designed for you, with Christ in mind, and made with Love from Lovingdove Ministries.
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