At the tire store, widow finds Christmas angel

I met a Christmas angel and I want to share it with everyone. Money has been tight and I needed tires for my truck. The metal was showing and in the rain I skidded and almost lost control.

I managed to scrape up $200 [and] went by the tire store to get a price on two tires.

While I was waiting for the guy to show me the tires, I started talking to a black gentleman. I heard him tell someone on the phone he was “on his face.”

After he got off the phone, I asked him what that meant.

He said he was a landscaper and business was slow. I told him I was on “my face” too. My truck had torn up and everything seems to happen at once.

The [tire store] guy came back and said the tires would be $275. I told him I would be back; I needed to get some more money.

The black man said, “Put the tires on for her; I will take care of it.”

I told him no, no, I couldn’t let him do that.

He basically told me it was taken care of and that was it.

We talked and he told me that God puts us here to help others when they need it. We talked while the tires were being put on my truck. He left the room and came back and said the guy installing the tire said I needed another tire on the front, it was ready to blow.

I said I would get it later. Long story short, when I went to pay for my tires, the man had left.

He had three tires put on my truck, and he paid for ALL three tires.

I had never seen him before in my life, and I began to cry. I couldn’t believe that a stranger would do that.

You see things like this happen on television, but it happened to me.

I know God will send him landscape work. I believe he is one of God’s children spreading the word to help others and be kind and love one another.

That was my Christmas angel.

LeGay Saul

Fayette County, Ga.

[Mrs. Saul is a widow who lives in the rural center of Fayette County.]

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I learned in high school from

I learned in high school from a fable, title: PLEASE ALL AND YOU SHALL PLEASE NONE. Over the years from writing letters to the Editor I learned that no matter WHAT you say someone will find fault. I also find it interesting that you dont have the guts to sign your real name. Yes he was a black man and he talked to me about God in a way that a minister never has, he said GOD wants us to love each other no matter what the color he also said God wants us to be happy .He left me with a peace of mind that i have not had for over a year. I asked him if he was a minister and he said no, but he had loved God since he was seven years old.
I wish for you and yours a Happy New Year, and a peace to fill your heart, that is filled with understanding for all people.

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LeGay Saul

Thanks for the letter and your post. Happy New Year to you as well.

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Interesting

Interesting that she mentioned her angel was a black man. I figured that part was pretty irrelevant....the color of his skin? Really?

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Skin color is a descriptor
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Interesting that she mentioned her angel was a black man. I figured that part was pretty irrelevant....the color of his skin? Really?

Irrelevant? I don't think so. She attempted to describe her angel and said a black gentleman. If she had said white or Asian gentleman you wouldn't have given it a second thought. Color of skin is something we use to describe a person. Until you chimed in I focused on the Angel part. I wonder why you focused on skin color?