The Man With No Coat — White Hair Grace

This story, written by Martha Hendricks, author of the blog White Hair Grace, is so beautiful, stunning and heartbreaking, that I just had to share it. I love Martha’s writing style. Most of all, I love her brave honesty.

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” Maya Angelou

He stood on the corner of the four-lane, divided city street, hunched over, his arms tightly wrapped across his chest. Thin and white-haired, he was a fragile figure, standing against the bitter cold winds of early December […]

The Man With No Coat — white hair grace

6 thoughts on “The Man With No Coat — White Hair Grace

  1. Cathy November 5, 2021 / 3:57 pm

    A heart wrenching story. 💔 I remember when my husband was in the hospital last year for an intestinal problem. While he was there a heart issue manifested and he was moved to the heart unit. The best way I can explain it is that the world became colorless to me. Still praying for your family.

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  2. Lisa Beth November 6, 2021 / 7:58 am

    That was a beautiful story, sounds so true! Thank you for sharing this moving passage, stirred my heart.
    I hope you’re well Linda Lee, have a good weekend! ⚘

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  3. Nancy Ruegg November 11, 2021 / 12:39 pm

    Oh my. You did not exaggerate, Linda. Martha is a superb writer; this post is indeed stunning yet heartbreaking. A powerful read! So glad you introduced me to this blogger.

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    • Linda Lee/Lady Quixote November 11, 2021 / 12:45 pm

      I’m glad you feel that way. I can’t take all the credit, though. I found Martha thanks to a reblog by Mitch Teemley.

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