There's a song by Tracy Lawrence "Find Out Who Your Friends Are" written by Casey Beathard and Ed Hill. Find out who your friends are . The words go like this...
So this song always makes me think of my brother, Shane, and his son, Ethan, and a whole "Mini X Fiasco/Adventure" (a story in and of itself). But my brother is that kind of friend as is his wife (who happens to have a birthday today HAPPY BIRTHDAY JO). They are the kind who really don't make a big production of it--they just do it--if someone needs help--they try and help them. Don't ask for anything in return and just do it!
The other day I seen on Facebook where someone told one of my "friends" Jean (I always thought of her as Jeannie in another life I guess--but turns out she is married with sons and I think goes mostly by Jean) anyway someone posts about how Jean isn't one of those who says if you need help let us know--she just helps.
So as I continue on here at my kitchen table I think of a picture of these cute little girls smiling in their new shirts that were sent by someone for no other reason than the reward of those sweet smiles. This same person along with her sister went and visited an older woman in the hospital, that was not even a relative--but a special friend--and took a plant just because. Well that woman went home and loves that plant and I think more than anything it is a reminder that tells her--you are loved and are special!! Little things...JUST BECAUSE!
These people inspire me. That is how I need to be more like--not just throw out there if you need me--even though I mean it. Turns out when people are down and out--they don't always ask for help or sometimes may not really be sure what to even ask for.
It has been driving in to me more--the message to do more for others and AGAIN..."It's not all about you Penny!" Okay--Okay I'm learning!
|SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT!! (Izzy at the stock show)|