Some of the greatest gifts in life come from places we least expect them. At first, some of those gifts don’t even appear to be gifts, at all. In fact, some are so unexpected, so…different…that our own preconceptions prevent us from seeing them for the true blessings they are. Yet, even in spite of all those obstacles, there are times when it seems that something greater than ourselves paves the way for true joy to come into our lives and take up residence, whether it’s for days, months or years.
I published this column over 30 years ago when Eads School District had received numerous academic recognitions. I came across it the other day and thought it was still as true today as it was then.
Last weekend, when residents of Kiowa County turned on the news or logged into their choice of social media, they were confronted with a news story that was a reality check of the worst kind.
At a time of year when happy endings are always so greatly appreciated, this is a good story to read.
Did you shop Small Business Saturday yesterday in Eads?