The gift of perspective
Last updated 12/6/2007 at Noon
If anyone wants to get perspective handed to them, may I suggest a drive through Valley Oaks Mobile Home Park? But don’t go empty-handed, because you’ll want to give until your pockets are empty.
I recently dropped off some clothing in a room full of silent bags of shared clothes, shoes and other people’s lives. Next door was a tiny kitchen with a cheerful woman busily organizing food donations. I dropped off my little contribution and was rewarded with a big smile and a warm and heartfelt “God bless you!”
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