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Reaching Out Quotations
It's the most breathtakingly ironic things about living: the fact that we are all...alone. Singular. And yet what we seek - what saves us - is our connection to others.
Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will laugh at us; Through them we learn a little objectivity, a little modesty, a little courtesy; We learn the rules of life and become better players of the game.
We can all be angels to one another. We can choose to obey the still small stirring within, the little whisper that says, 'Go. Ask. Reach out. Be an answer to someone's plea. You have a part to play. Have faith.' We can decide to risk that He is indeed there, watching, caring, cherishing us as we love and accept love. The world will be a better place for it. And wherever they are, the angels will dance.
Joan Wester Anderson
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
A. A. Milne
I don't want to live in the kind of world where we don't look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I can't change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit.
Charles de Lint
Perhaps the most important thing we can undertake toward the reduction of fear is to make it easier for people to accept themselves, to like themselves.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
A. G. Trudeau
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Personal Stories About ‘Reaching Out’
My Skills To AnotherSubmitted by DJ
When I was thirteen years old, I became very interested in shopping and making purchases from eBay. I would do all the browsing around and then when there was something I found that I wanted, I would ask for the help of my Dad to place bids and make purchases. After a while being just a buyer wasn’t doing it for...
The Day We Became FriendsSubmitted by Anonymous
She was new to my school and we despised each other for the first year. Looking back on it now, I think it was only because we were so alike. After a horrible day, I sat on the ground crying when I saw someone sit down next to me. I wasn't sure of who it was at first. It was the girl that I hated. But, she held...
A Beautiful GiftSubmitted by Cherie
I was a self-conscious seventeen year old girl with stringy hair and fifty pounds of extra weight. One night, my parents dragged me along to a party filled with "beautiful people". I felt dumpy and awkward amid the sophisticated guests. I wanted to hide. I looked around the room...the only place left to sit was...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Reaching Out’
Kelly LSubmitted by
My mom is my hero. Why? Because she has taught me all my life lessons. She has been through so much in these past few months, but although she was in a tough situation, she always made sure my siblings and I were okay. She always put herself last and let everyone else come first. She cares about people, and she...
Don GSubmitted by
Don G., my hero, was a college instructor when I was a freshman in college. Although he did not know me before I was in his speech class, he learned a bit about my interest in radio broadcasting and offered me an opportunity to start, build and eventually manage our college radio station. He gave me the break in...
Cindy & DarleneSubmitted by
My heroes, Cindy and Darlene, are actually connected. I was looking for a job and had been out of work for a little while when my mom, through some volunteer work, found out about a local job training center for people with disabilities. I was tested and I got a job coach, Cindy. She was great. Cindy helped me...
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SPREAD YOUR WINGS
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
CLASS AND GRACE
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
This is touching.
If you see someone new at the school you just walk over and say hi.
Chris Napolion, Vicksburg
This commercial really inspired me! I was in Sunday School a while ago, and the ten-year-old granddaughter of the teacher was there. She doesn't go to our church, and she was sitting at a table with the teacher and the assistant. I could tell she wanted to sit with somebody else without having to ask, so I asked her to sit beside me. Her whole face just lit up, and she thanked me again and again. It felt so good to do that, I try to do it every day at least once. Thank you!
Molly B., North carolina