A little girl who was late coming home for supper.
Her mother made the expected irate parent's demand to
know where she had been.
The little girl replied that she had stopped to help
bicycle was broken in a fall.
"But you don't know anything about fixing bicycles,"
"I know that," the girl said. "I just stopped to help
Not many of us know anything about fixing bicycles,
when our friends have fallen and broken, not their
bicycles but their
lives, none of us knows how to fix that. We
simply cannot "fix"
someone else's life, even though that's what we would
like most to
But like the little girl, we can stop to help them
cry. That is the
best we can do. And that is a lot!