You see them everywhere you go.
They are in your cities, towns, neighborhoods, and
you can’t seem to realize them.
You walk by homeless people
and you ignore them.
They get close to you and you’re already shaking.
Why is that?
Is it because they are different than you?
Is it because of the way they are dress?
You should look inside of them before you judge them.
You should take the time to chat with them, and
then based your judgments from your conversation.
Have you ever wonder,
how much you can learn from homeless people?
Have you ever wonder,
if at one point in their lives, they were better than you were?
People from all over come to live this lifestyle.
Some are well educated and with their degrees they prove it.
But you wouldn’t know this because
you are too busy seeing the outside.
Let me take you to another plain of thought.
Have you ever wonder why homeless people
have so much faith in God?
Why they continue to have faith
despite the obstacles and the struggles
that they go through?
Why some are full of joy and spirit,
while most of us stress about the small things
and their life is far worse than ours?
Something to think about.
Think about this.
Have you ever seen God smile?
How many pictures have you seen
when He is smiling?
As far as I’m concern, none.
Now wouldn’t it be nice to see His smile?
Wouldn’t it be nice to see if God has dimples?
You have been given the opportunity
to see His smile.
In fact, you see it every time homeless people smile at you,
but you have been blind to see it.
Why do you think Mother Teresa
dedicated her life to help the poorest of the poor?
Mother Teresa knew she was seeing
God’s smile when they would smile at her.
Next time you come across homeless people,
realize the smile that they carry.
It’s not any other ordinary smile.
It’s God’s smile.
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