I hope you had a fulfilling week. I sure did and I am also very happy it is Friday.
I came across this while searching for inspiration for this week’s blog post. It was written by Tyler Perry (I am beginning to like the guy’s articles big time :))Incase you do not know him, or did not get the chance to read my first post for 2013 titled, “Keep digging”. You can catch up by clicking here.
Otherwise please carry on reading below;
It’s funny how a song, a taste, a scent, or something as simple as a change in weather can trigger a memory. Certain times of year make me think about when I was homeless. Especially the winter. I started thinking about this one lady in particular who helped me out during that time. She was a good soul who saw me in need and gave me money and food. She didn’t have much but what she had she shared out of the kindness of her heart. I told her that when I got successful I would pay her back. She smiled and said, “You don’t have to pay me anything. I just felt led to help you.”
I couldn’t stop thinking about her the other day so I did some research and found her. Imagine her shock when I called her. She didn’t even think that I remembered her. It’s funny how something that was a small gesture to her was a huge blessing to me. As we went on talking, she reluctantly told me that she had just lost her job and was facing foreclosure. Of course, I did some things to help her out.
Why am I telling you this? I’m glad you asked. She gave to me out of the kindness of her heart. She gave to me from a pure place and expected nothing in return. The thing that brought tears to my eyes and blessed me so about this situation was this: this woman planted a seed in my life almost twenty years ago. But what she didn’t know at the time was that the seed she planted would one day come back and bless her life just when she needed it most.
So what am I saying? I’m saying that if you are a giver of whatever you have… time, money, love, help, whatever it is… if you plant it in pureness it has got to come back to you. It may take a while but you will reap a harvest from that seed. Don’t be weary in well-doing. It will come back to you. I know sometimes it may seem that all the good you do goes unnoticed by people, but if they don’t notice, it doesn’t matter. If they don’t acknowledge your kindness, it does not matter. You know why? Because I promise you God sees it all and He is the only one that matters. And He is bound by His word, and that word says you will reap what you sow. So sow on, sow good seeds. They will grow and come back to you when you least expect it.
Thank you for taking the time to read this post, I knew you would also be blessed by it 🙂 Have a very fulfilling weekend.
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Excellent! It is so true – You definitely reap what you sow – good and bad; its your choice to make which. I am glad it was for good for you and that you were blessed by another’s good “seed’. And YOU will reap the benefits of your kindness to her. Thank You for sharing.
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