Today I am volunteering at a local food bank. When I scheduled my volunteer time and a tour of a food bank I didn’t realize the week from Tuesday was on September 11th until I physically wrote the commitment in my calendar. And, when I realized the significance of the date, on a Tuesday this year, I could not think of a better way to find the good in the day. And, how one sentence can make someone smile; a complete stranger.
Adding a little goodness to my community sounded like the best way to honor the lives from September 11th, 2001.
Here’s the email exchange between the director and myself following her invitation t to tour the food bank on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018:
One Sentence Can Make SomeONE Smile
September 11th at 1pm is on my calendar! I can’t think of a better place to be on this day.
When I went through my emails at the end of the day I read her response:
Thanks for putting a smile on my face! See you on September 11th!
And, that email exchange reminded me how one sentence has the power to make someone smile. It also made me feel so good that a sentence filled with reverence could make someone else smile. It was an email exchange; a sentence.
Here’s what I found for you to share with someone and make someONE smile.
Did you see the newest exhibit titled the Comeback Season at the 9/11 Memorial in NYC? My son and I toured this amazing Memorial last fall on our first annual mother-son trip and plan a second visit this fall.
Find the Good
And, then I watched the newest 9/11 Wind Chime Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. What a beautiful memorial to the heroic passengers on a flight that decided to fight back.
Find the Good