“One day, while I was walking in the park, I noticed a little girl. Barefoot and dirty, she was watching all the people indifferently going by. She was silent and did not say a word. Everybody just passed by and did not pay any attention to her.
The very next day I decided to go back to that park and clear up if the girl was still there. She was right there in the same spot as yesterday, sadly looking around. I felt that I am worried about her, as a park full of strangers is not a good place for small kids to play alone.
I started approaching her and suddenly noticed that the girl‘s back was oddly deformed. A thought crossed my mind that maybe this was the reason why everyone was avoiding her and did not try to help. I got closer and smiled to let her know that I was there to talk, to help. I started with “Hello” and sat down near her. The girl was very surprised, however, after a long stare into my eyes, she replied “Hi.”
We talked and talked, so many hours passed by and darkness came. The park became silent and empty. Then I carefully asked the little girl, why she was so sorrowful and lonesome. I am different, that’s why” – was her reply. I agreed with her and smile “Yes, you are,” and then I continued “you remind of an angel, pure and sweet.” She slowly got to her feet and smile “Really?”. I confirmed, that she looks to me like a little Guardian Angel to watch all the people going by. To my surprise, she nodded her head and admitted “I am, I am your Guardian Angel,” then she spread her wings. I was so amazed, that I couldn‘t say a word. After a moment she explained “Think of someone other than yourself. That was the purpose of my job here.”
Then I got to my feet and asked “Why nobody stopped to help you?”. “Because only you could see me” was her answer and then she was gone.”