Beauty starts from the inside out.
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We will be collecting on:
November 14, 21, 28 (Saturdays) from 10AM – 2PM
58-06 Springfield Blvd.
Bayside, NY 11364
Living in NYC sometimes makes me forget how fortunate I am. I admit that I take A LOT of things for granted and many times even find myself complaining about things others might find as luxuries.
I focused a lot of this year trying to improve myself as a human being. Only to find at the end, questioning myself about whether I was doing things out of sincerity or self-righteousness. It’s quite hard to find the right perspective especially in the NY’er kinda mind set.
There were many times I walked by a homeless person automatically judging, “what’s the point of giving them money, when they will just go buy drugs & alcohol?” THAT in itself took a long time to break out of. So, I started giving away food. Then this hit me like a 128472187578 ton truck.
It scares me to fully understand that verse. Because, it literally means … what is the point of giving away food or money, when you haven’t loved the person. And by loving them, it looks a whole lot different from just dropping money in their basket. It looks like … taking the time out to have a conversation with them, being a friend, finding out how I can help them better. It might even look like simply taking them out for a meal.
Now, building a righteous human being may take a life time but taking baby steps to such acheivements starts now.
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