A while back, Young Braydon accompanied his mother to Walmart, the largest retailer of food in the United States.
They weren’t there long before his mother started to get worried about where Braydon was.
She found him after a brief period of panicked searching…
The first thing she did was reprimand him for abandoning her. But when she saw him pray in front of a sign, she had to wonder why. She turned her gaze to the wall at that point.
Every parent’s worst nightmare is losing their child, even temporarily.
In reality, it occurs frequently, especially in busy places like shopping malls and supermarkets.
This was also the case for Braydon’s mom. She needed to get out of Walmart as quickly as possible.
Faith Tap quotes Braydon’s mother saying, “I experienced to hurry into Walmart. I walked around In order to be sure my son was right next to me.”
He wasn’t, of course. Braydon devised a means of escaping his mother quickly.
As soon as she laid eyes on her son. Braydon was squatting down in front of a placard. He prayed in a church.
Incredulous, she demanded to know what he was up to. However, as she walked over to the board, she was able to have a better understanding of her son’s actions.
In large letters it said, “Every second counts.” Next to those words were pictures of missing kids.
After seeing the board, Braydon pulled away from his mother and prayed to God for the safety of the children.
The tragic photo and its accompanying story spread fast throughout the Internet.
A Facebook page dedicated to finding missing adolescent Aubrey Jayce Carroll (who went missing in 2016) read Braydon’s tale and chose to pay respect to him.
“Although I am not sure who this little boy is, I would like to thank you for offering prayers for those children. My cousin Aubrey Carroll is one of the children over there. I can’t deny that this has moved me. I want to formally thank this kid if I knew where or who he was.”
Since it was posted, the photo of Braydon kneeling before the board on Facebook has been shared more than 115,000 times.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children reports that every year, 800,000 American children and teenagers go missing. You must agree that this is an astounding sum.
The easiest way to put it is in the words of one Facebook commentator who posted the image: “Whether or not you believe in God actually doesn’t matter.”
This young person was helping others and doing what he could in Walmart. If everyone followed his lead, the world would be a better place.
I’m really happy for you, mom! You’re laying a solid groundwork here.
God bless his soul, I respect the centrality of faith to his comprehension.