Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Well Said: Look for the helpers.

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.
Mister Rogers
This is going into my quote journal.

I got it from GetReligion's piece which looks at how Mr. Rogers is being evoked in news stories these days in the wake of the tragedy in Newtown. Well worth reading.

1 comment:

  1. I decided to try to respond in kindness to the tragic events of 12/14/12 in Newtown CT. For each of the 28 people who died, I am performing an act of kindness. With each act, I am giving a card explaining in whose name I'm doing a kindness and why. If you wish to download a copy of the card or learn more about it, please go to or, if you want a tiny url, to