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I had to share this one…I went into a Christian book store this afternoon just browsing around for a few minutes.  I found a book I wanted to read, and when I got to the cash register, the clerk asked if I had one of their membership cards.  I told him that I thought I did and I started looking through my wallet.

I couldn’t find the card, and I told him I thought I’d had one, but must not.

“It’s okay. I got it.”

I thought he meant that he just used a generic one like grocery stores do when you leave your smart shopper card at home.  But I glanced at the cash register display and there was my name.

“Wait a minute,” I said.  “How did my name get on there?”  I hadn’t told him my name, nor had I handed over my debit card, which was still in my hand and at an angle where he couldn’t possibly read it.  It did occur to me that I was in a Christian book store, and maybe, just maybe, God just told him what my name was.  But it struck me as a little on the boring side as “miracles” would go.

He then pointed at my jeans and said, “I just entered your name off that.”

I looked down and realized that I was wearing my Channel 37 ID badge.  I wear it so often, I forget I even have it on.

But for a few seconds there, I thought I was in the Twilight Zone.

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