What’s on your mind?
I was in the market for a new car recently, and I found one that I thought was pretty unique. I hadn’t seen many of these around and especially in this color, so I was pretty proud of myself.
Ha! I see them everywhere now.
It’s not like everyone just went out and got a car like me, I’m sure they were always there, I just didn’t have them on my mind.
Ever have that happen?
One hot summer day in Colorado, I was listening to a radio station. The DJ challenged its listeners to open their eyes more.
Specifically it challenged us to look for someone who needed our help on that especially hot day.
So I took the challenge. I put a cooler in my car with a few bottles of water in it before I headed into work.
I took the same route I always did. Around the same time, too. And sure enough, there was a man sitting near a light holding a sign up, asking for help.
Had he always been there? I can’t answer that. I’d never seen him there before. Was it a freak coincidence? Possibly.
Whatever it was, it changed me. I stopped and gave him water, my heart changed forever. If I slow down and really look around me, there are opportunities for me to help people.
Who are you going to help today?