I know that the economic situation across the country and across the globe is pretty bad right now. Many people are suffering because of loss of job and loss of homes, and in some cases a loss of community. Many are in pure “survival mode” – worrying about where their next meal will come, or counting down the days until their house is foreclosed upon, or their car repossessed, and spending their waking hours worried about getting a job so they can survive.
Then there are those who are not in survival mode. Some may just be inches from it, but they are not there yet, and others are comfortable. These are the people who can often go about their life without worrying – and that is what most do. However, there is a growing group of people who are helping others. There appears to be a growing trend to do good – and I am excited. I have seen the BEST in people come to the forefront – like cream rising to the top. Here are just a few examples:
This is a favorite of mine (follow the links and read the comments if you have time – it is full of great ideas and in some cased, incredibly touching.):
A short while ago I did a post entitled “Let’s Be Wonderful to Each Other” that received some lovely comments. I would like to take that one step further and ask:
What can each of us do to make a difference – either for a moment, a day, a week or longer?