Prayer in the Checkout Line

By Jane McBride and Maryssa Dennis

(Based on a true story)

The authors live in Colorado and Utah, USA.

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Prayer in the Checkout Line

Illustration by Scott Peck

Eli, get your shoes on! We’re going to the store.

OK!

I need you to be a big helper at the store today.

Heavenly Father, please bless Mom. She’s having a really hard time.

Would you like to go ahead of me?

Oh, thank you! That’s so kind.

No problem. I remember what it’s like to have kids at the store.

Why did that lady let us go ahead?

She saw that we were having a hard time and wanted to help.

My prayer was answered. Awesome!

But she’s not the only one who helped me. You helped most of all!