Sometimes it takes the honesty of a child to open our eyes to the needs around us and remind us how much we take for granted.
That happened not so long ago for Linda Henry, executive director of Marshall County Christian Services (MCCS). Henry was completing a family intake interview and enjoying the playful 3-year-old who accompanied her parents. Henry thought she had just the thing to make the little girl’s day — a big box of cereal to add to the family’s food box. Henry was overwhelmed when the little girl whispered a question in her mother’s ear: “Can we buy some milk?”
Henry said, “I thought I’d really done great with that box of cereal, but I never thought about them not having milk to go on it or money to buy any.” (Continued…)
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