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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