May 16, 2011
My post for yesterday's post in support of the Day of Compassion, got waylayed by my own little challenge...I locked myself out of the house. Sigh.....I rushed out of the house thinking that I had put my keys in my pocket, when in reality they were still inside hanging in the lock. Right where I can see them...hanging there....mocking me....sigh.
Some of us have been there and done this before (mumble...mumble...I have....). It is still one of those moments you could do without.
However, it was one of those moments that I will treasure, because of my neighbors. They watched out for us, while we waited to get back inside. The hugs they gave us when all was well, were truly special.
Each day, we have an opportunity to reach out to someone else...to give a hug, buy local, volunteer with a community organization, give a donation to your local Food Bank or the Red Cross or the Salvation Army. Consider visiting your local pet shelter or contact an animal rescue group and adopting a pet. Check in on an elderly neighbor and visit.