There is not a single act more difficult or rewarding than being a parent.
The moms and dads I know completely and selflessly throw themselves into loving their children; it’s one of the most beautiful things I have ever witnessed.
When I think of familial love, I can’t help but think of Melissa’s unconditional love for her daughter, Lexi, even after discovering she had an eating disorder, or the way Kristina photographs her daughter Giselle, who has Down syndrome, as Cinderella to inspire others.
Then I heard Carrie Jackson Chisholm’s story and teared up a bit.
The stay-at-home mom was picking up some food from Chick-fil-A when she realized she had lost her wallet.
She told the employee working at the drive-thru window her situation.
The employee spoke with her manager and let Chisholm have the meal for free.
However, what the employee didn’t realize is that her small gesture was much bigger than she realized.
See why this mom was so touched by one employee’s act of kindness below.
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Carrie Jackson Chisholm is a proud stay-at-home mother of three beautiful children.
On one particularly stressful day, she went to Chick-fil-A to order some food from the drive-thru. But she wasn't expecting a small gesture to change everything...
"I wanted to thank the team that was working last night when I came through the drive-through with my three-year-old and could not find my wallet. The woman working the window at this time turned and asked a manager quietly and turned and respectfully told me they made the decision to let us have the meal," she wrote to Chick-fil-A.
"What they did not know was that we had just been at the hospital for many hours after having to ride emergency to the hospital in the ambulance because he was so sick."
"Our son has a congenital heart defect called hypo plastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and we were oh so scared for his life yesterday. He is feeling much better today. The workers at this location should get awarded for their professional compassion."
"They don't know how much I needed that small act of kindness last night. Having a son with half of a heart is a tough life yet full of many blessings. Thanks for being a blessing to us last night!"
Now that's great customer service and proof that we never know how much our actions affect other people!
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