People Watching

What do your eyes see when you view people around you? Are you blind to the plight of others? Or are you self-aware enough to see them and help?

Happy Monday, friends! I’m thankful you’re here today on what is most likely a short work week if you live in the U.S. I’m looking forward to seeing family and friends and taking a little time to sit a spell and enjoy my surroundings this Thanksgiving.

As I spent the weekend running here and there in an attempt to check off all the boxes on my to-do list, I knew I needed to pause for a while if I hoped to complete the list. As I neared the end of my list, I stopped at Chipotle to grab a late lunch. There was a man near the door with his back against the wall. He looked disheveled, tired, and lost. There was something else in his body language that I couldn’t quite discern, but it was almost palpable and felt like judgment.  As I advanced toward the door and shortened…

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One thought on “People Watching

  1. All I see is people shopping and shopping, with their noses stuck to the screen of a smartphones, tablets, laptops or newspapers and unable to communicate face to face with one another anymore. At least in London is like this. So if they don’t communicate there is no way than one can help them or exchange ideas with them. Besides, nowadays people don’t listen anymore because they think that they know everything.

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