Friday, November 12, 2010

Flash 55 Friday

You Called...

You called the other day
to tell me there
was a strange man sitting on my porch.
You asked if you should tell him to
leave as he wasn't very clean and
might be menacing.
Couldn't you see that he was just waiting
for the bus? cold and tired?
Maybe I need new friends.....

At the end of our driveway is a city bus stop. Seriously. So many people often wait on the sidewalk. A lot of elderly use the bus and when it's hot I let them sit on the front steps of our house because it faces north. They get some reprieve. Sometimes someone is just tired and they sit on the steps. It doesn't bother me. I'm glad I can offer something. But I did have a friend call one day to ask if they should "shoo" a man away just because he wasn't dressed/bathed a certain way. I always think that "there are angels that walk among us" and you never know what they look like so treat them with dignity. I hope you are all having a nice end to the work week. Have a great weekend and stay dry and warm.......


  1. yeah you never know...let the man sit...

  2. "angels that walk among us"....I like that.

  3. I agree, let them sit! I enjoyed your 55.

  4. DBG...
    You are an Angel!
    You are exactly why there is still hope for mankind.
    Thanks for sharing this.
    Loved your 55!
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End...G

  5. You see with God's eyes. Blessings!

  6. I am glad that you do such an act of kindness.

  7. My dad always said - never yell at the janitor, he may own the building some day.