Strangers Snap Picture Of Family. Man Promises He's Not 'Creepy', Then Asks Unforgettable Question
Cailyn Finkel 7/25/2017
Disneyland is said to be the happiest place on Earth. Taylor and Chris Fisher, and their adorable little boy Oliver, found out that it's the truth during their recent visit! After romping around Disneyland, the young family took a peek at EPCOT's center right next door.
They ventured through Norway, took a peek at Germany and posed in front of the Parisian "Eiffel Tower" - that's where they met a couple who's love of God will stick with them for life.
Taylor shared what happened in front of EPCOT's Eiffel Tower on her Facebook page.
"Last week when we were in Disney, Oliver, Chris, and I had dinner in EPCOT's World Showcase in Norway. Afterwards we decided to travel the countries and take some pictures. While in France a sweet couple stopped to take our picture in front of the Eiffel Tower. They were very patient as Oliver did not cooperate during the picture taking and finally got a decent one. We said 'thank you' and went on our way.
Several minutes later the same man who had just taken our picture walked up to us, in tears, and asked if we had a moment. He promised he wasn't creepy and introduced himself as Scott and his wife as Sally."
"Through broken tears, he went on to tell us they had four beautiful children, 3 of whom were in the park with their grandparents, while the fourth was spending his first birthday in heaven. Today, July 1st, would have been sweet baby Duke, who passed away just a few months ago, 1st birthday.
Oliver reminded them so much of their little boy they asked to take him to Mouse Gear's on a shopping spree for baby Duke's first birthday. As a parent, and looking back on the moment, you would never think to just give your child over to perfect strangers but in that moment I was so overwhelmed with peace, a peace that only God can provide, that I handed my little boy over and watched as he held the hands of these two people whom my heart suddenly felt so connected with. Chris and I of course followed behind (we're not that crazy).
When we got to the store Sally held Oliver's hand and led him to the toys. I watched her eyes turn from sadness to joy every time Oliver smiled at her. I watched the sorrow turn to hope each time Oliver picked up a toy and hugged her thank you.
As Oliver reached "up, up" I watched Scott's pain start to fade as he held Oliver and wept into his head. Through an act of their own generosity, I witnessed a couple begin to heal from the grief and ache of losing something so dear.
After they bought him way too many toys, we all stopped in the middle of the store. We held each other and we prayed. God's presence was so real and we worshiped and praised him for his ultimate design, for it was only God who could have brought us together. As we left Sally told us that she prayed that God would send her closure and tonight was her gift from God. After tonight she could start to move on. To heal.
Y'all. This is God. He is so real. Only he can put the right people in the right place at the right time so he can heal a broken heart. He designed it this way. Had we stopped in one more shop, taken one more picture, went a different direction, watched the parade a little longer, we would have missed it. But we didn't because God was in control. And that, my friends, makes life a whole lot more meaningful."
Even though the families had never met each other before, they were able to come together through God and share a memory that they won't soon forget! Through Him, healing is possible!
Have you ever experienced a true Godly moment like this? Share your own story in the Facebook comments section!
Sources: Facebook/Taylor Fisher / FB Image Credit: Facebook/Taylor Fisher