Briefly.co.za shared a touching social media post relating to hawkers and generosity and the message had a substantial impact based on the viral reaction.
Briefly.co.za shared an interesting photo and included an impactful message on our Facebook page on Thursday.
The message struck a chord with our readers as hundreds of people liked the post and more than 100 people chose to leave a comment.
The post included a photo showing two women with a table filled with eggs/
In summary, the message shares an important lesson about generosity and humanity.
The morale of the story is that a man short-changes a poor woman selling eggs on the street.
However, he then proceeds to order an expensive meal at a restaurant and adds a generous tip.
The two key questions are posed at the end Why do we always show we have the power when we buy from the needy ones and why do we get generous to those who do not even need our generosity?
Briefly.co.za surveyed the responses and it was clear that many were touched by what they had read.
Makhosazana Mlangeni suggested, “Give ur tenth to car guards, street vendors, people who packed ur stock in ur van and don't expect blessings. I'm proud of myself. People wants to know what r they going to get after giving a person something? Thats y they end up paying to pastors.”
Ana Maire Resendez commented, “I'm in tears, because this is so true for alot of people & we just need to show we care to those that truly need it.”
Sbongile Ngwenya said, “That's amazing indeed, CHARITY WRAPPED IN DIGNITY.”
Hlammy Lee Mageza added, “This is very true. I'm a reseller of some "goods". People are always asking for discounts (not that they can't afford the goods) and expect free delivery on top of that. It's sad actually.”
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