Just a gesture.

The smallest thing can bring someone such pleasure or support. Don’t let someone feel alone or isolated.

The Bingergread Cottage

Few of us are able to go out and do news-worthy work in the cause of peace and unity. At the moment, I’m sure many are wondering if we can do anything at all.

Every one of us can. Just a gesture. A smile here, an offer of help to someone in trouble. It all counts.

In the face of the Twin Towers attack which has come to be known as 911, I felt the same but I was given the opportunity to do just one small thing that made a difference to just one person. At the time I was teaching and the next day my lessons began at I.B.M. who were particularly in shock as they had offices in the World Trade Centre. They had lost friends and colleagues. Some had been in that very office only a week before.

As we stood in the car park, I found…

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About davidprosser

Retired Local Government Officer who started to write at age 60 and hasn't looked back. Writes a humorous diary on the life of a member of the gentry.......and the village he lives in with his sadistic early morning alarm cat Oscar and his wife the formidable Lady J.
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