#1128 The Bus Ride
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I visited my Aunt this summer, and decided to make the 1000
mile move to be with her. On boarding the bus "home" I was
going to get my things and my mom to make the final move. My
cousin gave me $20 for the trip which was plenty for me and my 7
year old to have money to eat with. That was until we had to
take a detour to another city and had an extra 4 hours added to
our waiting time.
In saint Louis Mo. I had run out of money and had no food left.
I called my Mom and anyone else I could think of. No one had
any money. So when I got on the bus, I said a silent prayer.
"God, I don't have any more money and my baby is hungry what am
I going to do. As soon as I finished this silent prayer and
finished putting my baggage in the rack, the gentleman behind me
said, "Excuse me Miss, but I am a Diabetic and I always have to
bring food with me when I travel, and I have some left over.
Would you and your son like to have it?
I just stared at him. Then I said to him, "You are an answer to
my prayer. I just told God that I was put of $ and I needed to
feed my son." So he emptied the contents of his bag and gave me
2 bananas, 2 twinkies, and 2 jello cups. I graciously accepted
this man's gift from my Heavenly Father and I sat in my seat and
cried. I prayed that God bless him richly, and make his way
Then he said, "Come here." so I leaned over and he said
"The Spirit of The Lord told me to give this to you," and he
gave me $5.
This may not seem like much, but let me tell you, I cried even
harder and believe it or not when we stopped again our meal came