Just keeping it real….how do we find ways to see the good in the bad? “We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery. We don’t want to hate and despise one another.” ― Charles Chaplin
Today…among all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season…the Saturday before Christmas…I ventured out to run some last minute and seemingly important errands. “Tis the season…,” right?
When I left the house, I had no idea how much my perspective would be altered. Nor that I would be in tears with my three sons several hours later.
Allow me to set the stage. Saturday before Christmas. 11am. Big box strip mall. 45 degrees with a nice 15mph wind. Freezing. Sunny. Crowded. 1000 people trying to hurry to get everything done at the same time and same place. High stress. Pressed for time. Not excited about being there. Ever been there?
I’m in my car and pulling out of the parking lot after making a return at a home improvement store. I roll up to the light, to see a young man in his late 20’s or early 30’s, clean…
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