My dear mgbeke, can you remember the last time you said thank you to someone for helping you out? well I guess the reason is because that person made an impact in your life.
The way we treat people around us matter alot and goes a long way to defining what the universe would give back to you in return. Even the good book says “we should love our neighbors as we love ourselves”. Whenever we have the means or reason, we should try to impact in them.
Think about this;
When you think of a “hateful” person, what do you think of? Someone with a biting sarcasm and so much nastiness about them that they’re pretty much a human repellent and do not impact in people? I’ve known a few people like that – so mean-spirited it’s a wonder they could stand themselves.
Then again, maybe they couldn’t and that’s why they’re so mean.
Now get this;
Very often the way we treat others is the way we look at the world. It’s a reflection of how we feel about life, in general – especially as it relates to us.
Someone who is never content or happy with life – the one who thinks nothing is ever good enough – is often the one who treats others the worst.
Their discontentment with life makes them discontent with just about everyone in it.
Here is the deal;
If you will improve on just one thing this year, improve the way you treat others. You may be thinking, “That’s fine and good for them… but what’s in it for me?!” Well, everything! If you treat others with kindness, you will be the biggest benefactor of all. Should that be your number one goal? Of course not, but it’s the truth.
Spread kindness. Spread happiness. There’s enough toxicity and negativity out there and the world doesn’t need any more of it.
To sum up;
We really have no idea the impact we have on other people. Your actions matter. Thoughtfulness counts, and kindness goes a long way—sometimes across two states in the rain.