*This is such a hard topic. I don’t bring it up to place guilt on your shoulders. I know it’s something we all struggle with in some shape or form. Take it on-board or leave it at your door.
No longer are there people just begging at robots. We now see people begging at stop streets, circles, entrances, exits…
Edmund Burke said that the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
In context, we are not talking about the triumph of evil. How about the death of kindness or the choice not to see. Or maybe we place responsibility on the next person’s shoulders.
We all need to shut down at times to cope with the world around us, a fact of life and vital at times as well.
But now is not the time to shut down. How can we stand by and watch as those around us starve?
If you can, buy a loaf of bread to give someone on your way home.
In a recent piece (Acclaimed Violinist and Music teacher Elena Zlatkova on the digital divide) Elena quoted a Tanzanian proverb, quite fitting for this time –
“Little by little, a little becomes a lot.”