Sunday, September 22, 2013

A Little Good News



In the past ten days or so, as I’ve been mired pretty deeply in my own thoughts, I haven’t spent too much time watching the news.  But I have seen enough to know that the horrors of the real world haven’t gone away.  Last year, I talked about the violence that is so rampant in our country, our world.  And even though I’ve been burying my head in the sand of my grief, I’m still aware of the large numbers of people who are also grieving their own losses due to causes far from natural. 

But, I can’t focus on that sort of insanity, not now.  So I had to visit the good news network and remind myself that there really are still some good things happening in the world these days.  And that’s where I got to read about the man in Spain who found—and turned in—a six million dollar lottery ticket.   And about the young Dairy Queen employee who did the right thing for a customer who couldn’t fend for himself.  And it’s also where I ran across this charming performance:

There really are good things going on, every day and all over the world.  I just wish we didn’t have to look quite so hard to find them.