Can I be a force for good?Little old me,with all my hang ups!Surely doing that sort of goody 2 shoes stuff is a real turn off.You know,when you think about it,your probably already doing some good stuff each day now.Chances are,you think your insignificant,but truth be told,we are all in this humanity thing together.
No one that I know has a charmed life.It doesn’t exist.Yeah,some might have better health,better housing,better job prospects maybe.Howver,when you really bore down into it,we are all fragile in one way or another.
Yesterday,I watched a grown man in emotional agony pacing up and down a hospital corridor.Yes,he might have had the latest mobile phone,fine cloths,etc,etc.But,and here’s the main point,he was in a bad way,his child was undergoing serious surgery,I knew that look,I’d Seen it so many times before.In fact,I have gone through it many times before myself when my son was a little boy.
Although my son is now 30,it never seen gets any easier,but somehow,I’m arrogant enough to think that I can help others who are going through tough times.As I said previously,this man was of a completely different social station to me,but in that moment,in that time,he needed a shoulder to cry on.
I guess I’m trying to say that no matter how crap things might get-and believe you me,they have got like that for me on many hospital visits over the last 30 years-there is some little comfort that you can give.
His son came through the operation,and will need others,but I hope that the little boy and his father and mother feel that humanity s a force for good,and that the struggle when you have a sick child.
So,I feel that people do care and even when we are under stress it can help others when we reach out to them.