Should I Get Involved?

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:  “If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?”  But… the good Samaritan reversed the question:  “If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?”

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘Should I get involved?’

This bald eagle that stopped in the tree behind our house doesn't ask 'Should I chase the mouse?'  Either he will or he won't.

This bald eagle that stopped in the tree behind our house yesterday doesn’t ask, ‘Should I chase the mouse?’
Either he will or he won’t.

That may be the wrong question to ask if you’re wondering how you can make a difference on this day – a day to honor the late Reverend Martin Luther King.

Perhaps a better question is,

Will I get involved?’

Don’t hesitate.

Act.


Yesterday’s gift of time … While running, stopped to see if I could help a stranded motorist. Although my involvement wasn’t of much use, at least the driver had someone available to offer to call for help. 

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About Eric Winger

Our perception of time is key to how we use our time. The most fundamental way to change that perception is to give our time. This opens us up to new opportunities and ideas from which we can build to really make a difference. ... Yes, we *do* have time to make a difference!
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