Daily Devotional

The Waitress


After a long day of driving through the desert, my husband and I spied a little cafe and were anxious to eat and get back on the road. Our young waitress was quite frazzled and distracted. We were disappointed when she brought our dinner, and it was different from what we had ordered. I was still complaining to my husband when she brought our bill. With a quiet sigh, she said, “I’m sorry for the mix-up. I guess I’m just not in the swing of things yet. This is my first day back from maternity leave.” Instantly, my attitude changed. ...

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