It’s often said that before one can know another person, one must walk a mile in their shoes. Much fun is had on the internet mocking “the people of Wal-Mart”, but Wal-Mart is full of all kinds of people. Some people have all the money and material goods they need. What they need is only for someone to show them a little kindness:
I was one of those people who made fun of the “people of Walmart”. And I’m an idiot. I don’t know anyone’s story, their background, their pain or their journey in this world. I judge the badly dressed, the overweight, the sloppy, the ignorant, the ill-mannered. The same ones, yesterday, who cried when someone offered them a small kindness….
So, I ask again – who was giving who what??
The rest of the story: Wal-Mart is a holy land
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