Us Texans have had a rough week. The once in 100 year winter storm that the state did not prepare for cause it just might not happen. It happened.
I spent too much time on twitter. I started to fall into the blame game trap.
Thankfully I read Austin Kleon’s blog. He writes daily.
He posted Look for the helpers which is a video a quote from Fred Rogers sharing a story his mother taught him.
When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping. Fred’s Mother
Then he posted a video of a wonderful man twitter named Thor Harris teaching a simple way to fix your own pipe if it busted. Here is the Link
Reading this blog post vs doom scrolling twitter changed my outlook and my actions. I walked about my front door today and looked for neighbors I could help with their downed trees.
Looks for the helpers. Be the helper.