September 16, 2016 Matt Pennock

Honoring the Face of an Old Man


Source: Relief for Fidencio the paleta man by Joel Cervantes Macias – GoFundMe

Sometimes a blessing shows up at the very last moment. This elderly man and his wife had lost their only daughter and live have lived in poverty. As old as he is, he continued to work the streets to make ends meet and support his wife, pushing a Popsicle cart around the city of Chicago.

Like manna from heaven suddenly appearing out of nowhere, this elderly couple was recently blessed with over $370,000 dollars. That’s enough for a very nice retirement.

As much of a blessing as it is for them, they are most certainly more blessed to feel so honored and cared about by so many people…strangers in fact.

In a society not known for being very good at honoring and taking care of its elderly this comes as refreshing news indeed. Certainly God is pleased with this.

“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.” Lev. 19:32