EVERY ACT OF YOURS!
Every small act of yours combines with others to make the world a better place.
I was out on my three mile walk in Palm Springs when I remembered that the park ahead was base camp for the annual AIDS Walk. I don’t know what I was expecting but I was surprised by how many young parents and their kids – some even in strollers – were participating.
As I wondered about whether I had a stereotype or had just never thought about who participated in such a walk I was interrupted.
Two young children with their parents and grandmother were next to me at an intersection and the kids smiled and said hello. I said, “How wonderful you’re doing this as a family!” The grandmother, leaning on her cane, nodded and said in her broken English, “We try to do good; to make life better.” Then we crossed the intersection wishing each other well.
I felt inspired and grateful; I thought about the decency and goodness of people. I wonder what act of yours and mine will combine with others to make a difference today?
- Celebrate every small act of goodness
- Be aware of the opportunities life presents each day to make the world a better place
Notice how your enjoyment and engagement with life is enlivened!
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