Today while driving to work I saved a life -- well, sort
of. Let me start from the beginning.
Today while driving to work, I saw a car approaching
on my right side, he was fighting to get into gridlock
traffic. You could see the frustration on his face.
I made room for him, gave him a quick wave and a
That was enough to brighten that persons day. Later
on he decided to pass that joy on. After he left
work, he saw a woman stranded on the side of the road.
He stopped and helped her change a flat tire.
After her tire was fixed she was on her way. The
woman drove to the local grocery where she filled her
child's prescription to help reduce his high fever.
While at the grocery store the woman observed a couple
who were a few dollars short buying items for their
new baby. She helped them out with the few dollars
they were short.
That man could have became frustrated trying to get
into traffic and taken that frustration out on others.
That woman could have been seriously hurt if stranded
on the freeway for a long period of time. That little
boy's fever could have been dangerous without the
medicine. That couple might not have been able to
take care of their new baby as well with out those few
All because of a smile and a wave.
Ok, none of these really happened, except for the smile
and wave, but you never know
where a smile and wave might lead. Try it
sometime. Happiness can be a very infectious
condition if spread right.