Earth's staple

Last Update: February 04, 2017

A man who was apparently upset and hurting stood behind me on Friday, as I waited in a line - I knew he was upset and hurting because as he spoke to the person beside him, I sensed his broken, nervous voice as he related some tales regarding the poor treatment he was getting at his work place. I truly felt sorry for him. His story evokes the little poem below:


We shouldn't see shades and features -

Not first when we see people,

Instead emotions, purposes and cultures

Rising higher than any steeple -

Contributing to creation

In answer to the call,

Of man's true affirmation -

We're here to serve us all.


Just like here at WA

When here we see people,

We help them here to stay -

For we know, they are, really earth's *staple.


*main or principal resource


What's your general feeling about people?

Here's hoping you'll find something of value.

May your weekend be overwhelmed with treatment of kindness.

Sheila.



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AlexEvans Premium Plus
That is such a powerful message Sheila thank you so much for sharing your insights.
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brooksbode90 Premium
I appreciate that very much, Alexander, thank you too.
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AlexEvans Premium Plus
You are most welcome. Sheila
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MKearns Premium
One thing about WA, in a virtual world it's easier to see through spiritual eyes. Great post Paul!
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brooksbode90 Premium
Thanks Mike, that's quite true about WA.
(Sheila)
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PMbaluka Premium
Very important poem, story and quotes. Integrity is who we are when nobody is watching!
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brooksbode90 Premium
Thank you, great one too, Paul, and it doesn't hurt to treat people the way we want to be treated.
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SUNDAY1 Premium
Your caring shows that you have a loving heart. Caring what your fellow feels is indeed one of the staples the makes the world great.

Rolling along,
Sunday
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brooksbode90 Premium
Thank you, Sunday, I just think it's important appreciate the feelings of others.
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AnneTaylor Premium
Let's hope that the person in line was hurting so that he may be propelled into a situation that is more fulfilling and in alignment with who he is. Sometimes the Universe has to hit me over the head with the proverbial 2X4 before I get the message and take action.
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brooksbode90 Premium
Thanks Anne, thats makes sense - sometimes people are at a serious disadvantage as it relates to education, so it takes them a longer time to appreciate that 'hit' from the universe, and we need not help them down, instead we should help them up - the least we can do is to treat people with respect.
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