Dear Stranger…

To the man who I served at work today…

I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to you. I was touched by your kind words. I thank you for being patient and waiting your turn with the other patients. I thank you for wearing a face mask and kindly responding to my reminder to keep a reasonable distance from the patient who was filling out paperwork before his procedure. I thank you for the twinkle in your eyes.

When you said that you thought I was awesome and commented that you had never seen someone stay so calm and efficient under pressure, it brought a little happy glow to my heart. When you said to me “Well done, we need people like you,” it was much appreciated. When you cheekily flirted with me and said that I had a beautiful voice, like an angel’s – well I have always thought of angels as big strong muscle bound men with gigantic wings – but I do realize you meant it as a compliment.

Anyway, I just want to say THANK YOU because it’s those little moments when people are kind and lovely that make my job worthwhile. They help me forget everything bad that has happened and try even harder to look after our patients in a way that knows we truly care.

12 thoughts on “Dear Stranger…”

    1. So my dadda keeps telling me – lol!!

      I have my little moments! We are all a mix of strengths and weaknesses! He caught me on a good day – when I was hitting home runs.

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  1. Not only did this stranger’s action make the world a better place, you too have done so by recording this warm moment. I hope that you get more customers like this, and here’s to great days ahead despite what’s happening in the world today 🙂

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