I order my usual morning coffee, the little girl on the counter gives me a big smile, ” Isn’t it a good day?”
I look around hurriedly, look at the shining May Sun, the heat, the perspiration, those dried out plants, and then..well.. I try to look at them once again.
I see a cheerful toddler ready to run in the sun. A lady in bright neon tank jogging on the pathway. An old man greeting his beaming friend, four hands expanding in the air, “After a long time! What a big surprise!”
I smile too. This one time. Continue reading “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do”