Have You Ever Stopped Caring for People Around You?
Awhile back, I watched with shock as countless cars drove right by my stranded vehicle. I wondered if people were too afraid to stop and help or just no longer cared? Were there no good people left in the world? I just needed a little help!
Later, safe at home I realized that if I see someone on the side of the road with car trouble, often I drive past, hoping that the next person will help them. I know someone should help, I’m just not sure that person should be me. What if I’m late? What if they ask me for something I don’t have? What if they are dangerous? It’s so much easier not to risk it and just keep driving.
The world is filled with apathy and hardship. When someone returns a wallet or does a good deed, it seems incredibly abnormal. Sometimes it is even newsworthy. It takes so little to make a difference in someone’s life and in their perspective of mankind as a whole. Why do we shy away from making a difference more often? Do you believe the world can become a better place?
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