One act of hatred meets 100 acts of love.

From Peter Heck, “That’s a video taken outside a blood bank in El Paso.  Those are people who aren’t on Twitter.  They aren’t concerned with blaming people or pointing fingers.  They’re there to offer their blood.  They overwhelmed the blood banks.  And the ones who aren’t offering their blood are handing out free pizza, free Gatorade, free water.  And by “free” I mean free to those who are there to help.  It was purchased or donated by others who are there to help.  Real Americans. And notice something else about those Americans.  There are white ones, Hispanic ones, black ones, ones wearing yarmulkes, others crosses, others nothing but t-shirts and shorts.

“One act of hatred meets a hundred acts of love.  It is possible, even in this era, to put down the cup of wrath we are so quick to pour out on others, and choose instead to serve and sacrifice for our fellow man.  We see it in the wake of tragedy and terror.  If we could learn to make it reality every day, we still have a chance.”

A truly brilliant blog post too:

Author: iamcurmudgeon

When I began this blog, I was a 70 year old man, with a young mind and a body trying to recover from a stroke, and my purpose for this whole blog thing is to provoke thinking, to ridicule reflex reaction, and provide a legacy to my children.

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