If someone left you a message by mistake, thinking you were their child, and said they would send you grocery money because you were struggling - but it would mean you would have to skip a mortgage payment, what would you do?
Well, here's an amazing story about a woman who got a phone message just like this, and decided to help despite not knowing the woman or her daughter!
I hope I would do the same, without even thinking about it. But sometimes its hard to reach out to those we don't know. Even if we have more than them. It's just a little strange helping a stranger sometimes. It's a lot easier to help someone you do know.
So when I read this story about the wrong number miracle, I thought it was such a great lesson about helping others in need that I would share it here.
I wonder how many of us would help in a situation like this? And how many of us would just listen to the message, feel badly, and do nothing?
There is no balance sheet in life that says "help others financially and you'll get help in return." If it was that easy, then we'd all probably donate our time and money more often.
But give to those who have less than you do anyway. And when someone crosses your path and needs help of any kind, go ahead and help them. You may not get rich with money. And you may not get a story written about you. But you neve know when you'll be the one needing help.
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