View Full Version : kindness Pays

08-03-2007, 01:58 PM
One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to
door to pay his
way through school, found he had only one thin dime
left, and he was
He decided he would ask for a meal at the next house.
However, he lost
his nerve when a lovely young woman opened the door.
Instead of a meal
he asked for a drink of water. She thought he looked
hungry so brought
him a large glass of milk. He drank it slowly, and
then asked, "How
much do I owe you?"

"You don't owe me anything," she replied "Mother has
taught us never
to accept payment for a kindness." He said... "Then I
thank you from
my heart."

As Howard Kelly left that house, he not only felt;
physically, but his faith in God and man was strong
also. He had been
ready to give up and quit.

Years later that young woman became critically ill.
The local doctors
were baffled. They finally sent her to the big city,
where they called
in specialists to study her rare disease. Dr. Howard
Kelly was called
in for the consultation. When he heard the name of the
town she came
from, a strange light filled his eyes.
Immediately he rose and went down the hall of the
hospital to her room.
Dressed in his doctor's gown he we nt in to see her.
He recognized her
at once. He went back to the consultation room
determined to do his
best to save her life. From that day he gave special
attention to the

After a long struggle, the battle was won. Dr. Kelly
requested the
business office to pass the final bill to him for
approval. He looked
at it, then wrote something on the edge and the bill
was sent to her
She feared to open it, for she was sure it would take
the rest of her
life to pay for it all. Finally, she looked, and
something caught ;
her attention on the side as She read these words.....

"Paid in full with one glass of milk." (Signed) Dr.
Howard Kelly.

Tears of joy flooded her eyes as her happy heart
prayed: "Thank You,
GOD, that Your love has spread abroad through human
hearts and hands."

08-03-2007, 02:08 PM
Nice post

08-03-2007, 08:15 PM
very nice

08-03-2007, 11:44 PM
it is a very nice story....and i remember it coz it is a repost dear.....

08-05-2007, 07:54 PM
i like this story... good one..! thnks for the post...

08-05-2007, 08:05 PM
GR8 1

08-06-2007, 12:52 PM