Right Words at the Right Time

This is the “good deed” I referred in Autism In The Headlines: part one. I really enjoy this blog and I enjoyed this story. Some people preach. Other’s teach by example. Enjoy!

Devotions by Chris Hendrix

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I believe in the power of words and in paying it forward. I was excited to see a news story out of North Carolina that combined the two. A family went to dinner at a pizza restaurant and their child with special needs started to get rowdy. People started looking and I’m sure it was embarrassing for the parents. A waitress walked over with tears in her eyes and said, “Another customer has paid for your dinner and wanted me to give you this note.” It read, “God only gives special children to special people.”

At a moment when these parents were upset themselves over the situation they couldn’t control, someone else saw through the temporary and gave them hope through words. Proverbs 25:11 in the Message says, “The right word at the right time is like a custom-made piece of jewelry.” The customer who sent over the note had…

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2 thoughts on “Right Words at the Right Time”

  1. Thank you so much for the reblog. I’m glad you enjoyed it. It went perfectly along with your other piece. I have a friend who has a child with autism and I’m about to send them to your site.

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    1. Thank you for providing me with the right words for the right time! I hope your friend finds the autism blog beneficial. I really do believe we are called to encourage one another. Be Blessed!

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