One Texas woman never dreamed what would happen when she let a homeless man spend the night in her house. She just wanted to help the poor man and give him shelter from the harsh weather outside, so she let him spend the night inside her house. Everything was normal until they all went to bed but then something unexpected happened.
The woman, who was 66 years old, was living with her 2 grandchildren in Houston, Texas and she happened to have a spare guest room and a soft spot for people in trouble. She couldn’t resist and offered the man a place to spend the night and something to eat. She never suspected what could happen the following night.
Everyone was sound asleep when the woman heard a loud noise and saw the homeless man out of his bed. It was just after 1 AM and Smith, the homeless man also heard a noise. He thought that someone is trying to break in the house, and not wanting to wake up the old lady ad the kids he decided to check it out. As KPRC TV reports, Smith said that the loud bang didn’t wake up the owner or the children, because when he went to check on them they were still asleep. But the moment he opened the door to the lady’s bedroom he immediately knew what was wrong. He also knew what to do and he had to react quickly.
A fire started to spread quickly throughout the house filling it with smoke. An explosion in the attic started the fire, and demolished the ceiling right above the lady’s bedroom. The ceiling had collapsed and fell over her bed, trapping her in, unable to move. Smith quickly rushed to her side and helped her get off from under the collapsed ceiling and got her out of the house as quickly as he could. They were out to safety, but then he remembered that the little girls were still inside and couldn’t get out.
He didn’t hesitate for a second; he knew he had to save those little girls even if it meant risking his own life. He went inside, grabbed the girls and stormed out victoriously. Everyone was fine, including Smith, and everyone was so happy to be alive. The house however was destroyed; everything had burned in the fire. For 40 years they called that house a home, and now everything was gone. Luckily, she and her grand-children were alive and well which is the most important thing. As she herself said, what goes around, comes around, and this is the living example. The woman helped a helpless man who then helped her in a helpless situation. He repaid his debt in an unimaginable way.
How many of you would just look the other way when faced with such a situation? Many of us could even imagine letting a stranger in our home. But the woman just knew she had to help the poor man and she decided to listen to her inner sense. Imagine had the homeless man not been there? The fire would spread like crazy, and who knows what would happen. They could have been gravely injured or maybe even worse. This is a real life proof of how everything in life is repaid. If you do good, good things will happen to you! Remember this story and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family! It has a really nice message and we should all learn from this woman’s experience.