Humanity Restored in the Midst of Anger

I haven’t read a better illustration of how one or two people can make a huge difference in someone’s life.

My Good Time Stories

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There are a lot of mean and thoughtless people in the world. These individuals can not only be obnoxious, rude and inconsiderate but they can be tear people apart with their sharp words and hurtful actions.

Unfortunately, many people don’t take a stand against these kind of people…that’s why a story like the one that you are going to read, is a reaffirmation of the goodness of the human spirit…and hopefully, give you courage to stand up against these people when the time comes.

(I am at my regular grocery store at the checkout. The bagger is a sweet man with a mental disability, who is carefully bagging my items.)

Bagger: “You want this one?”

(He holds up one of my canvas bags, which has a hole in it.)

Me: “No, use another. Thanks.”

Woman behind me: “God! Hurry up!”

Me: I just finished paying. He’s…

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The Respect Award…

I am so moved by the comments on YesterdayAfter regarding the ‘Respect’ Award.

YesterdayAfter

Clarion Alley 2012

The RESPECT Award

by Robert Goldstein

and….
I’ve given you my “Respect” Award for fellow bloggers who consistently reach out to other bloggers, offer support, are kind, struggle to understand differences in people, and who treat themselves and other people with kindness and respect.
You don’t have to do anything for this award.
You can choose to copy the Award Picture from my post and give the award to the people who have earned your respect or you can do nothing.
This is my way of saying thank you.
You have earned my respect.

TodayRobert Goldstein surprised me with this beautiful Award that he created!

I am very thankful to be nominated with such gratefulness and kindness from Rob and I am very happy and so honored to be included in the first run of this award with all the other amazing Bloggers in his nominees!
Rob has been…

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