How many good deeds take place and good things happen every day? How many of these good deeds and good things do you hear about in the press versus bad things?
I don?t know about you but I am tired of all the bad news that floods all of us every day in various media. I suspect that you experience many good things every day and make a few of them happen yourself. How many times have you seen someone in a coffee shop decide to buy coffee for the person or persons in front of them? How many time have you found a wallet or cell phone and made sure it got back to the owner? How many times have you just decided to smile and make a positive comment to someone you ran in to during the day for no other reason than to brighten their day?
The above actions are small and there are plenty of big lifesaving moments happening every hour around the globe and we rarely hear about them.
What can we do to create a ground swell to overpower all the negative news with good news and good deeds large and small?
I have been spending a lot of time thinking about this issue for some time now. I?m not sure what my next step should be but I noticed that Howard Schultz of Starbucks has taken a step. The article in USA Today on 9/9/16 said that Howard Schultz has been turned off by tenor the current election cycle and on Wednesday launched a series of mini documentaries, podcasts and written stories featuring Americans who have inspired and shown extraordinary measures of compassion and citizenship in their own lives. I believe and hope this is a first step; however, we need more to generate a feeling of positivity and good will.
There is no doubt there are more positive things happening around the globe every day than negative, let?s start a revolution
I will continue to work on finding a way for me to get the positive flow going and I encourage each of you to do the same thing. Between us we know people who could make this happen. Find them and make it happen.