When Mary was seven years old, she was always sad. She lived with an aunt who used to beat her up and give her many house chores to do.
She would send her to the well before and after school. She would go to school on an empty stomach. Whenever, it was break time, she would hide behind the school tank and cry while others were eating.
She did not know her real parents. She always prayed to God to re-unite her with her parents.
Her uniform was torn and the sole of her shoe was worn out. She had no container or juice bottle like her classmates.
No one wanted to be Mary’s friend at school because she was always sad and looked like a girl from a very poor family.
Jemimah, her classmate was the only person who loved and cared for Mary. She shared her break and played with her when other children looked down on her.
Jemimiah did not care that Mary had nothing to give in return but she loved her anyhow.
One beautiful day, Mary’s real parents who had been searching for her for years, finally found her.
Her parents were royals. They took Mary and her friend Jemimah to the royal palace. Mary lived like a Princess from that time on. Jemimah was rewarded with many gifts including a trip to Disneyland with Mary.
She was rewarded for caring for Mary who had been abandoned. Let us care for others and God will greatly reward us.