In humanity, that is.
Sometimes I despair at the state of the world these days. I know I’m not technically “old” but the youth these days make me worry about the future. Sometimes.
Other times, like this afternoon, my hopes are buoyed.
At the checkout at the grocery store there was a boy, probably 12 years old, putting all of his change into the charity box. It was a children’s charity of some kind. His friend was just standing there looking bored when the first one turned to him and said, “You’ve got change, right? It’s good money for a good cause.” and made his friend donate his change as well.