One day last week I was feeling downright crappy. I was on the brink of a really bad cold, my emotions were pretty low, and all I wanted to do was curl up in bed and have a Friends marathon. But I still had to get stuff done, which included picking up my daughter from school.
As I was walking there a car pulled over to the side. A lady and her husband asked how to get to the Dole Plantation. I gave them what I thought would have been the easiest route to get there and wished them a good day.
I don’t know what it was about that encounter, but it made me feel just a teensy bit better. The simple act of helping someone lifted my mood. Kindness really does go a long way.
I just hope the couple actually got there.
And that they ate some Dole Whip.
Photo by Arbine Villanueva-Hoapili