After 35 years of not seeing my old friend, Channing and I got together. He found me on the internet. He’s face has changed, but his have-fun life philosophy remains the same. My face is the same and so is my faith.
Channing taught me to do a good deed every day. That lesson has stayed with me all these years.
We were two 12-year-olds heading off to Thrifty’s for ice-cream or candy. It was about a mile walk. Channing grabbed a straggler shopping car to push it home.
“Come on, Channing, leave it,” I said. “It’s gonna slow us down. It’s not your problem.”
His simple reply stuck with me all these years.
Sure, why not. I have time and energy. I can do a good deed. There is reward inherent in doing things not for a reward.
Now everybody leaves their shopping cars right where they parked their…
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