AKA - The One That Got Away!
I was at a thrift store on Thursday but didn't have any photos to show for it. I will attempt to explain.
The store was particularly busy, especially around the linen section. But, that is where I was interested in going. So I waited patiently for my turn to poke through. Jackpot! I found a beautiful lace top sheet, a double which would definitely fit my bed. I picked it up and carried it around the store, feeling pretty happy about my find. I decided to come back to the linens when the others had finished looking and it wasn't so busy. Not being too far away, I overheard several ladies looking over some other items - they all matched the sheet that I had! It had been a set.
I hoped they would pass it up, but that wasn't to be. One of them put the other pieces into her basket. Duvet cover, dust ruffle, pillow shams. They were beautiful.
I continued shopping, trying to ignore the promptings of the Holy Spirit (some of you may call that your conscience) I argued back and forth in my mind. I WANTED THAT BEAUTIFUL SHEET FOR MYSELF. Finally, I decided to do the right thing. I walked over to the woman, asked her politely if she would like the missing, matching piece and offered it to her. She was so touched, she gave me a hug! What gratitude. She was thrilled.
So that is the treasure that I found at the Thrift Store that Thursday. A hug and the peace that comes from knowing that you were a blessing to someone today. That is why there in no photo - lol.