It does seem like people are more prone to complain about their situations than do something about them nowadays (including me). But I would like to think that when the chips are down, people are still people.
On the news the other night they're saying that with the economy in crisis, fewer people are giving to the resource centers for homeless and crisis shelters.
Rather than a meal and an item of clothing on occasion, I'd wish people everywhere freedom from poverty and hunger and disease - and a place to call home.
Maybe we can't do much, but we can be thankful for what we've got. And I don't just mean rollover minutes.
Losing an animal that you love is not as bad as never having had that love at all.