Look for the Helpers
--by petroskryf, posted Apr 22, 2016
I reflected on these touching words while reading a Huffington Post article about a luggage handler who manifested as one of the early heroes in the Brussels airport attack.
In the aftermath of the abhorrent atrocities, this employee remained calm and helped people to safety. One person honored him as a true ''helper'' as described below by Fred Rogers. a.k.a. Mr. Rogers-
"When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.' To this day, especially in times of 'disaster,' I remember my mother's words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers – so many caring people in this world."
In times like this, the true heroes emerge in the world. Sometimes unseen. Usually unnoticed. The helpers on the fringes of our society.
â€‹I will always cherish this quote: "We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond." (Gwendolyn Brooks)
Because the world is our homeland and we are responsible for each other. And yes, we need more of these helpers in this world. Reaching out in kindness ...