Just got this from a friend's e-mail.
Very nice story to spread to...
One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door
to door to pay,
for his hungry stomach, decided he would ask for a
meal at the next
On the way through school, he found he had only one
thin dime left
and he was very hungry.
However, he lost his nerve when a lovely young woman
door.Instead of a meal he asked for a drink of
The woman thought he looked hungry, so brought him a
large glass of
He drank it slowly, and then asked, "How much do I
owe you?" "You
don't owe me anything," she replied. "Mother has
taught us,never to
accept pay for a kindness."
He said..."Then I thank you from my heart."
Year's later that young woman became critically ill.
The local doctors were baffled.They finally sent her
to the big
city,where they called in specialists to study her
Dr. Howard Kelly was called in for the consultation.
When he heard the name of the town she came from, a
filled his eyes.
Immediately he rose and went down the hall of the
hospital to her
room.Dressed in his doctor's gown he went in to see
recognized her at once.
He went back to the consultation room determined to
do his best to
save her life,from that day he gave special
attention to the case.
After a long struggle, the battle was won. Dr. Kelly
business office to pass the final bill to him
He looked at it, then wrote something on the edge
and the bill was
sent to her room.
The woman feared opening it, for she was sure it
would take the
rest of her life to pay for it all.
Finally she looked, and something caught her
attention on the side
of the bill. She read these words..."Paid in full
with one glass of milk."
Tears of joy flooded her eyes as her happy heart
prayed: Thank You,
God,that Your love has spread abroad through human
Now you have two choices.
You can send this page on and spread a positive
message. Or ignore
it and pretend it never touched your heart.
A SIMPLE INSPIRATION
"To fix a broken life, use the tools of the heart."