i am the 47%
As it turned out, government cheese is Helluva Good. We ate it for four and half years, and I really did see it as part of God's provision for our family. Uncle Sam's garbanzo beans floated us through the lean seasons, which lasted from autumn until tax time.
Sitting on the other side of the desk to turn in our pay stubs was humbling, like nearly every check-out experience at the grocery store.
"MANAGEMENT TO REGISTER FOUR FOR A PROBLEM WITH A WIC CHECK. PROBLEM WITH A WIC CHECK, REGISTER FOUR."
I learned to shop at the out of town supermarket, to not dress Too Nice, and to divide my groceries meticulously, with a babe in the sling and a toddler in the cart.
It's getting real at A Deeper Story today. May I tell you a secret?