The Blind Man Knows…

17 Nov

I loved this. As I get older I want to have this type of attitude and be grateful for each new day that God allows me to serve Him.

Morning Story and Dilbert

Morning Story and Dilbert Vintage Dilbert
November 18, 2008

A new resident arrived at our Nursing Home; a 92-year-old, petite, poised and proud man, well dressed, his hair was neatly combed and his face shaved perfectly smooth with a pleasant cologne applied. Even though he is legally blind, he decided to move to our nursing home. His wife of 65 years recently passed away, making the move necessary. After waiting patiently in the lobby of the nursing home, he smiled sweetly when told his room was ready.

As he maneuvered his walker to the elevator, I verbally provided a visual description of his tiny room. As we entered, he was ecstatic and said, “I love it,” with the enthusiasm of an eight-year-old having just been presented with a new puppy. “Mr. Roth, please calm down, you know you have a vision problem and cannot see the room.” “That doesn’t have anything to do with…

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5 responses to “The Blind Man Knows…

  1. atimetoshare

    November 17, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    This is a true positive attitude!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Levi Thetford

    November 17, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    Yup, it is. Let’s be like him. Lol


  3. The Pensive Poet (Kristina)

    November 18, 2014 at 1:11 am

    A beautiful attitude, and a great reminder. This actually goes along with a conversation I was having with a friend the other day; I was explaining that happiness isn’t a destination, but rather an attitude, a choice.

    Liked by 1 person


    November 18, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Wow what a godly attitude and perspective. Thank you Levi for all that you do for the Lord and the encouragement. Keep on witnessing Levi!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Levi Thetford

      November 18, 2014 at 4:51 pm

      Thanks brother. May the Lord give us both the strength to continue in His work.



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