Tell Me Something Good – A Kind Older Man
hot dang – it’s july 1 and the year is already half over! if you’re reading from the states then you hopefully get a long weekend due to the 4th of july so cheers to that!
today’s tell me something good comes from my husband. did you know he’s training for an ironman?! he is. it’s insanely impressive. he said since i’m going to be going through something so physically and mentally challenging with childbirth, he wanted to challenge his mind and body too! i can only laugh that his ‘challenge’ puts him at the most physical fit of his entire life while i continue to literally expand in size. however at the end of his challenge he gets a medal and for mine – we get our daughter so it’s worth it!
we live near a river called the south platte river in colorado and it’s stretches over 38 miles! if you follow me on snapchat – that’s where i’m always walking along and showing off weird nature and my swollen digits.
he was going for a long run earlier and saw a very old man walking quite slowly along the path. every few steps he would stop, bend down slowly, pick something up and then take a few more paces.
as he got closer to this elderly man, he saw that he was picking up any type of trash or litter along the trail! it obviously wasn’t super easy for him to walk or bend down and yet this sweet man was working to ensure his community remained beautiful.
ravery slowed down as he passed the man and said “thank you so much for doing that! i really appreciate it” (yes, my husband is the sweetest). the man responded with a kind wave and a “no problem, sonny jim” (okay he didn’t say the sonny jim part).
this whole interaction and action brought a smile to my face and i hope it did for you too!
oh and because i haven’t shown you a photo of sugar in a while – here’s the remedy:
please reference this post if you think i look tired.
tell me some goodness you have seen or experienced in the world recently!