This post needs to be shared! Someone once told me it is not how you speak to the rich or to the preacher…..but how you interact with the server, the cab driver or the garbage man that show your true soul. What’s in your heart? ♥♥♥ Prayers for our country ♥♥♥ paula ~
“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” – Henry James
When I was traveling last week, I noticed something different right away as I approached the gate to get on the plane. The gate agent was smiling and as she scanned each ticket, she welcomed each passenger by name. You could see each person’s demeanor change as she recognized each individually. Some days, it’s easy to feel like a number, a transaction. But she gave the gift of undivided attention, choosing relationship over transaction.
When I got in the cab in Austin, I sat silent for a moment and then chose to start a conversation with the driver. It started with the weather and the local economy and then moved to how proud he was of his family, in particular his grandson who calls him G-pop. A simple encounter, a short…
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There’s a quote going around (I believe it’s from Mr. Roger’s) but it basically says “When I was little, and a tragedy would take place, my mother would tell me to look for the helpers. There are always helpers.” I don’t know why it’s getting to me so much, but it helps. It helps to look at the outcry of support and caring than focus on the negative.
Great quote….and I agree….there are still good and positive people in our world. We all need to strive to BE one!