I’ve noticed that we all seem to have a favorite cause.
Usually there is an important issue that touches us more than others and motivates us to take action…or at least talk about taking action.
For some it’s women’s shelters or soup kitchens for the homeless. For others it’s teenage gangs and drug wars or education against violence.
There are so many great causes, which one touches your heart?
This week I found myself in some classrooms with teenage kids from villages and towns of “>As we spend time and energy giving what we feel we can, we also need to be aware of those that truly need us. It’s not always the people you expect. And often it comes at us in less desirable ways.
Everyone needs stories. Not just for entertainment, to pass the time or to make us feel good. Sometimes, we need stories to survive.
I don’t know that girls’ story, I have no idea why she needed to hear mine. But she did. And she is not alone.
Tell the stories that are needed most; tell the stories that make a difference.
Go on, it’ll do the world of good!© Copyright 2012 Lisa Bloom