Editorial: What the world needs now . . .

Maybe you saw this on Facebook. Maybe you didn’t. But we’ve lifted the following message, which has been floating around on social media for the past few weeks. It seems to say the right words for right now.

We can’t credit the source. It’s gone viral and been reposted countless times. To the person who wrote it, thanks. And to our readers, here’s your morning mantra to get you through to November.

Until America figures this all out, I’m going to continue holding doors for strangers; letting people cut in front of me in traffic; saying, “yes, ma’am,” “yes, sir”; saying, “good morning”; being patient with a waiter; and smiling at strangers—as often as I am provided the opportunity. Because I will not stand idly by and let children live in a world where unconditional love is invisible.

Show kindness to someone who may not necessarily deserve it.

Find your own way to swing the pendulum in the direction of love, because today, sadly, hate is winning.

Positivity has to start somewhere and love overpowers hate.

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