Small is not insignificant. The terms aren’t always synonymous, especially when one speaks of acts of kindness. Small gestures tend to have great meaning. When we do small things, the impact always seems to be a multiple of the act. That’s true in our personal lives as well as at work.
My gym buddy Zeke is challenged by what we take for granted. Speech, thought processes, physical movement and social acceptance aren’t so easy for Zeke. He’s stuck in a place far younger than his age.
Every so often, I get pretty frustrated with the credit union movement that I love so very much. I use the word “movement” intentionally. See, a movement is bigger than industry.
We can’t imagine hurting a child. The thought is repulsive and disgraceful. To think that one would inflict pain on one of God’s most special works is an abhorrent thought. We quickly dispense of such a deplorable thought to that black hole in our mind where we put things we don’t want to think about. We would all agree that such a despicable act should be punished in an equally inexplicable manner.