Submitted Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Don’t be blinded by your first impressions.
When you actually know someone, you know what they stand for; what they fight for day by day, and you know why they decide to survive day by day. Just because you don’t like the crowd someone hangs with or the clothes that they wear, or even how they look, it doesn’t mean that they aren’t the kind of people who won’t shine or make a difference in life.
If you even take a second out of your day to say hello to one of these people, you may have just given him or her the recognition that they’ve longed for. Even sitting down and offering advice to a person you just met or having a meaningful conversation with a homeless person. All it takes is a single, simple conversation to change another person’s life.