Yesterday at Church – The lesson was that regardless what you do, you can be light in the world. Doesn’t matter if you are plumber, pastor or waitress at the La Marque Waffle House, you can make a difference.
2 weeks ago Evoni Williams, who is 18 years old and working Waffle House to save up money for college, had her day to be a light unto the world. Her customer, 78-year-old Adrien Carpenter of Galveston, was in getting breakfast – when Evoni noticed he was having trouble cutting up his ham.
He told Evoni – ‘My hands are not functioning too well.”, She said “ He needed me to cut his food. And I did,” she said it was that simple – but not to another customer at the Waffle House. Laura Wolf said “It was so busy in here, and she actually took the time to stop and hear what he had to say instead of walking past him. That just meant something to me,”. So, Laura snapped a photo – and the dang thing went crazy on social media – SO MUCH that this past Thursday by the City of La Marque, showed up at the Waffle House and declared it, Evoni Williams Day.
She also received a $16,000 scholarship donated by Texas Southern University — a life-changing gift for a girl who still says she did nothing special. – and for his part the old fella, Adrien Carpenter said he liked it because she was great and “They got a fancy picture of my suspenders ….
So where you are in the kitchen or in the car – throw your hand in the air – CAN I GET AN AMEN for this Texas Teen?