Another time, my dad gave 50 bucks to a guy who said he needed to buy medicine for his kids. I told my dad he was probably going to spend the money on alcohol or something, but my dad said that “whether he was lying or not says something about HIS character, but hearing someone in need and choosing not to help when I have the means to says something about mine”.
“WHETHER HE WAS LYING OR NOT SAYS SOMETHING ABOUT HIS CHARACTER, BUT HEARING SOMEONE IN NEED AND CHOOSING NOT TO HELP WHEN I HAVE THE MEANS TO SAYS SOMETHING ABOUT MINE”
What a lovely way to live. ‘Do good recklessly’ may be the best thing I’ve read in ages!
This was from Tumblr, I think. Brain dean today. ‘Dean’ was a typo that
Tess and I latched onto and we always say that now instead of brain dead. Cause we’re weird. 🙂