A Tribute to Good WillAs the Christmas season draws near we'll probably start hearing, as we usually do, the phrase "good will" thrown around a lot. People all singing songs and holding hands, giving to the poor, wrapping gifts for their favorite people... and then go back to their lives, forgetting all about the "holiday spirit": that sense that we are part of something bigger, making a sacrifice with an attitude of good will toward another. Sympathy lost in hustle and bustle; "number one" always taking priority.
But not all of us are good will fair-weather fans. Many people across the Earth make a personal mission of helping their fellow human beings every day. These people, born with an indescribable sense of responsibility toward their neighbors, always seem to brighten the mood in every room they walk into, with their presence alone.
I believe that, were we all practitioners of positivity, our world would be a better place. Sure, it takes effort to do good for others. But what is that effort if everyon