I follow a community project on Facebook, with volunteers who collect donations for the homeless in my local area. I’ve been purchasing items and collecting for donations, and see all the donations from others. It’s wonderful to see compassion in action.
A post today was a picture of a pile of hand-knitted beanies, someone had knitted for homeless people. The message with the picture stated a 93 year old lady had knitted and donated them, and she also volunteers at the hospital every week too.
93 years old! This is humanity at it’s best. Caring, compassion, effort, volunteering, giving, and not even letting age get in the way.
This made me cry, because I want so much for humanity generally to be like this. They were good tears, of seeing compassion at work and such beautiful heart and soul, giving back to the community and helping those in need, at the age of 93.
Just so beautiful. I wish I had the honour of knowing this lady.
These are the types of people I want in my life. Those who inspire me to do more. Those who remind me of the goodness some people have. Those who have the virtues and souls, I crave to be around. Those who encourage and inspire me to be a better person. Those who are fine examples of humanity, at it’s best. Continue reading