We have to help those in need regardless of our feelings about them. We feel good helping those we like or the people whom we think deserve to be helped. It’s harder but still essential to help the people who dislike us or resent us or are indifferent to us.*
I find this to be true and worth remembering as I consider my actions in helping others.
There is much to be done.
*Where I read this, I don’t know. Sitting in my chair by my fireplace reading and sipping coffee, I was moved to record this thought but neglected to cite the souce. My apologies to the author.
I am fascinated by Seneca who wrote about how to live centuries ago.
“Everyone hustles his life along, and is troubled by a longing for the future and weariness of the present. But the man who … organizes every day as though it were his last, neither longs for nor fears the next day… Continue reading “Everyone hustles his life along”→