I try to avoid Wal-Mart for the most part. I get nervous sometimes with all those people and I feel better about spending my money in smaller businesses like our local Harps store. But it also helps when great employees work there.
This is Fay. I don't know her last name and I only know her as a lady who works at Harps but I love this woman. For some time she has tried to win over Hyrum. Hyrum can be shy at times and so this wasn't an easy task. Slowly, however, a bond has been formed. Today as I was in one of the isles I hear, "Hyrum?!" I look all around and see no one but I know it is Fay. Sure enough, I get closer to a register and there she is waiting for her Hyrum hug.
I can remember coming in one day and I was really having a hard time with my boys. I didn't want to be there and couldn't wait to get them back home where I knew their energy could be somewhat contained. Fay was her usual wonderful self and by the time I was leaving the check out I realized she had taught me that my boys just want to be loved. So I calmed down and put things into the right perspective.
Today as we were leaving the store Fay told me that Hyrum had brightened her very hard day. She even got teary eyed as she hugged him.
We all need each other, don't we?...