In the world today we have to have compassion for everyone we see, there is so much disaster. With the natural disasters, bombings,and wars, the suffering is large. We have to be grateful for all we have. This above quote let's us know we have more than we know. Let's take things into perspective and look at the big picture. What are you grateful for?
In the US we act like we have nothing, but really we are living in one of the most wealthy areas of the world. A couple years ago I went to Brazil. I saw people living in houses bunched together with four walls and a flat roof. They looked like cardboard. Then a few yards away there was a huge mansion. I was devastated that they were living so close together.The rich would not help the poor get out of that position.
Here is another interesting thing that happened to me when I came back from Brazil. I walked into a Whole Foods market right in front it was filled very high with the largest variety of produce.Down every isle there was so many choices I was overwhelmed. I realized we have everything we could imagine. We are spoiled. So what are we complaining about?
One day I got a text from someone I didn't know, it said they had just been in a car accident and lost their car. They were devastated and were depressed. I explained that I didn't know who they were but I was sorry for their accident.I sent them this picture in the text back to them.They said thanks and we chatted a bit. I wonder how they ended up texting me but I knew it was to help them in some way.
I know deep down we all know how good we actually have it. We need a reminder every once in a while. Let's look at the big picture.Let's help those in need whenever we can. Let's be grateful for all we have.
Hands On is an organization I found where you volunteer to help others in your community. Check it out!
Have a great day, enjoy and be grateful for what you have.
I have this great bird picture, not sure who made it but it is cool! I love the swirls in the tree branch :)