These are difficult times and we want to be part of the solution but as I read our local news, this 'Dealer With a Heart' is a little broken. I struggle with what to say as if I say one thing someone will certainly interpret it as another.

A friend sent this to me the other day….thought I would share:

Hate has 4 letters, so does Love.

Enemies has 7 letters, so does Friends.

Lying has 5 letters, so does Truth.

Negative has 8, so does Positive.

Under has 5, so does Above.

Cry has 3 letters, so does Joy.

Anger has 5 letters, so does Happy.

Right has 5 letters, so does Wrong.

Hurt has 4 letters, so does Heal.

Hope this provokes a smile or two and maybe inspires you to do something that will cause a positive action in your world. We certainly need to press forward with the positive and change the narrative of the future. There are so many wonderful stories of people doing good things and they get so much less press than the others. And sometimes, from the worst of times comes a happy ending. For instance, last week a good friend of ours who has been out of work and had to have surgery had her SUV's gas lines cut by someone to steal maybe $5 worth of gas (they did hundreds of dollars of damage to her vehicle). Our staff stepped up and figured out a way to repair this lady's vehicle, and in so doing have earned "homemade cookies for life". That is a sweet ending….and made me CRY for JOY!

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