RSS

WHAT GOOD WILL IT DO?

03 Apr

The world cares very little about what a man knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that count.  Virgil

Whether it’s talking too much, or not having enough to say, doing too much, perhaps not doing enough.  Whatever it is, or whatever we do, it all boils down to considering our actions while appealing to our common sense.  Then ask ourselves, how can I make what I do matter.

In other words: What good will it do, or How can I make it count?

When I was a young adult, I was told we are only responsible for what comes out of our mouths, not from what we understand that is kept inside. (Good and dark matters.)  So, perhaps silence is a really good answer to some questions.  After all,  “Silence is Golden,”  isn’t it?

As for me, the only time I found silence, golden, was when I couldn’t find another way out; especially when caught.  I had a Big Mouth!

Life is not easy and not always fair, and common sense should rule, but not these days.  Not since the  “New Norm.”   It’s as if common sense is not so common, anymore.  Something I would discover as it played itself out as if in slow motion.  (School rules that make no sense, police shooting, etc.)

I learned there is a lesson in how to be honest, without being brutal, just by incorporating common sense.  The problem is no one wants to hear that.  We live by our own set of rules, not godly laws.  Leaving those without common sense in charge of what they believe to make sense.

Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world.  For every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.    Rene Descartes

The truth is, common sense is not always used wisely, creating more damage than deemed necessary.  Think before you speak or react, is my suggestion.  Did you know even when writing is coupled with bad spelling or improper grammar, the truth is still in there?  And by using common sense you may be able to make some sense of it.

Years ago, some family members and I were at a High School Graduation Ceremony for another family member, when the worst of the worst happened.

I noticed a woman sitting in an aisle seat, who had the appearance of a grandmother, was motionless.  The Graduates were lining up at the back of the auditorium for the procession to start, and we could hear all the excitement.  I was a few rolls back, and two seats over from the grandmother when she fell out of her seat.

After a few seconds of looking around and trying to gain my composer, I started asking those close if they had any medical skills.  Finally, someone called out from the stage for a doctor.  As the crowd gathered, the doctor took control.  So, I sat back in my seat and said to another family member, “I hope they don’t tell the graduate she’s dead.”

I had a feeling this woman was dead because of the way she fell over.  My family member was confused as to why I would say such a thing, and wondered why I didn’t think her loved one should be told?

Of course, I believe they had the right to know, just not right now; “What good would it do?”  The lady is dead.

This child will only have one High School Graduation, so I believed it could wait.  I was all for them enjoying this once in a lifetime event.  Even later on in the day when the beloved patriot is noticeably missing from the child’s festivities, some things could have been said about her absence, without ruining the day.  She’s resting; no pun intended, although it was the truth.

I thought to tell this child at that particular time, was cruel and unnecessary.  Especially, on such an important occasion in their young lives.  This incident was a horror that will last a lifetime, so how could a few more minutes of joy, hurt?  I guess I was the only one who felt that way.

In a relativity short period of time the wailing, and screaming, and kicking and pulling, could be heard and seen in the auditorium.  The whole affair had been ruined for all.

I felt sorry for that young lady, and her friends.  Their big day was unbearable because of some truth that could have been told in a more delicate manner, using timing, compassion, and tact.

Dead is dead, and there is nothing to be done except realizing that.  I don’t think Grandma would have wanted that day to be spoiled by something she had no control over.  I think if it were up to her, she would have protected that child and her friends by using the means of privacy, and not alert the entire class.  (Experience)

FYI: One’s life has value, so long as it attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation, and compassion.   Simone de Beauvoir

I didn’t see anything wrong in using a little compassion sprinkled with sympathy in that situation.  But that’s just me, I’ m sure you have your own opinion.

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.   Maya Angelou

Lord, grant us the compassion needed when we react to the pain of others, and not make thoughtless decisions concerning the well-being of others, especially our young.  In Jesus name, we pray.   Amen

Follow this blog at norvielcherry.com or e-mail me at norviep2@att.net

Interested in a good read?  Purchase, I Survived 60 Years to Get Cancer, Then Kill It./The Norvie L. Cherry Story at xulonpress.com/bookstore, or get an E-Book at amazon.com/bookstore

FYI: To order by phone call: 866-909-2665  This book can be also be ordered from any of your favorite bookstores, Barnes&Nobel, Kindle, etc.

Thank you for your support, and remember we are a child-friendly site.

 

 

 

 
 

11,430 responses to “WHAT GOOD WILL IT DO?

  1. Lionel

    May 28, 2022 at 7:10 am

    I love it whenever people get together and share thoughts.

    Great website, continue the good work! https://wiki2.birbal.org.in/index.php/User:PriscillaSuk

    Like

     
  2. Skye

    May 31, 2022 at 1:21 am

    I love it when people get together and share thoughts.
    Great site, continue the good work! http://69.63.144.172/index.php?title=User%3AWilbertVenuti15

    Like

     
  3. Skye

    May 31, 2022 at 1:21 am

    I love it when people get together and share thoughts.

    Great site, continue the good work! http://69.63.144.172/index.php?title=User%3AWilbertVenuti15

    Like

     
  4. Trisha

    May 31, 2022 at 7:55 pm

    I love it when
    folks get together and share thoughts.
    Great website, continue the good work! http://69.63.144.172/index.php?title=Pr%C3%83%C2%AAt_Employ%C3%83_s_Rapide_Sans_Document_%C3%83%E2%82%AC_Fournir

    Like

     
  5. Hugo

    June 1, 2022 at 10:37 am

    Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is a very well written article.
    I’ll be sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your useful info.
    Thanks for the post. I’ll certainly comeback.

    Like

     
  6. Terence

    June 1, 2022 at 4:25 pm

    Do you have a spam issue on this website; I also am a blogger,
    and I was wondering your situation; we have created some nice procedures and
    we are looking to exchange techniques with other folks, please shoot me an email if
    interested.

    Like

     
  7. Jill

    June 1, 2022 at 5:13 pm

    Hello my loved one! I want to say that this article is amazing, great
    written and include approximately all significant infos. I would like to see
    more posts like this .

    Like

     
  8. Gladys

    June 4, 2022 at 2:32 am

    Everyone loves it when
    folks come together and share thoughts.
    Great blog, stick with it! http://yholics.kr/xe/board/281947

    Like

     
  9. Cynthia

    June 4, 2022 at 4:23 am

    I like it when individuals come together and share thoughts.

    Great website, keep it up! http://www.em6.eu/forums/topic/le-canada-accorde-un-pret-a-lukraine-et-envoie-des-armes/

    Like

     
  10. Del

    June 6, 2022 at 11:38 pm

    Excellent post. I’m facing many of these issues as well..

    Like

     
  11. Tanya

    June 7, 2022 at 4:44 pm

    Hello there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found that it’s really informative.
    I’m gonna watch out for brussels. I will appreciate if you continue this in future.
    Many people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

    Like

     
  12. Ivey

    June 9, 2022 at 9:05 am

    Thank you for any other informative blog.
    Where else could I get that kind of info written in such
    a perfect approach? I have a project that I’m simply now running on,
    and I’ve been at the glance out for such information.

    Like

     
  13. Betsy

    June 10, 2022 at 3:37 am

    Keep on working, great job!

    Like

     
  14. Jens

    June 10, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    I blog often and I really thank you for your information. This
    article has truly peaked my interest. I will take
    a note of your blog and keep checking for new details
    about once per week. I subscribed to your Feed too.

    Like

     
  15. Darrel

    June 11, 2022 at 1:01 am

    Very good blog! Do you have any helpful hints for aspiring writers?
    I’m hoping to start my own website soon but I’m a little lost on everything.
    Would you advise starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There
    are so many options out there that I’m completely
    overwhelmed .. Any ideas? Appreciate it!

    Like

     
  16. Aida

    June 11, 2022 at 10:54 am

    Hello! I could have sworn I’ve been to your blog before but after going
    through some of the posts I realized it’s new to me.
    Regardless, I’m certainly delighted I found it and I’ll be bookmarking it and checking back frequently!

    Like

     
  17. Joie

    June 16, 2022 at 5:55 pm

    I know this web site presents quality depending articles or reviews
    and additional material, is there any other website which offers such things in quality?

    Like

     
  18. Miguel

    June 17, 2022 at 2:35 am

    I’ll right away clutch your rss feed as I can not in finding your email subscription hyperlink or
    newsletter service. Do you’ve any? Please allow me realize in order that I may subscribe.
    Thanks.

    Like

     
  19. Tyrone

    June 17, 2022 at 4:20 pm

    Hello, I think your site might be having browser
    compatibility issues. When I look at your blog site in Chrome, it looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping.
    I just wanted to give you a quick heads up! Other
    then that, superb blog!

    Like

     
  20. Aisha

    June 17, 2022 at 7:13 pm

    It’s impressive that you are getting ideas from this post as well as
    from our dialogue made here.

    Like

     
  21. Penny

    June 18, 2022 at 4:04 pm

    Hi there, I enjoy reading all of your article.
    I wanted to write a little comment to support you.

    Like

     
  22. Armando

    June 21, 2022 at 6:09 am

    This design is incredible! You definitely know how to keep a
    reader amused. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!)
    Wonderful job. I really loved what you had to say, and more than that,
    how you presented it. Too cool!

    Like

     
  23. Lynda

    June 21, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    Definitely consider that which you stated. Your favourite reason appeared to be
    at the internet the simplest factor to take into account
    of. I say to you, I certainly get irked at the same time as other folks think about issues that they just don’t realize about.

    You controlled to hit the nail upon the highest as well as outlined out the whole thing with no need
    side effect , other people can take a signal.
    Will probably be again to get more. Thank you

    Like

     
  24. Leo

    June 22, 2022 at 3:45 am

    Its like you read my mind! You appear to know so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something.
    I think that you could do with some pics to drive the message home a little bit, but instead of that, this is great blog.
    A great read. I’ll certainly be back.

    Like

     
  25. webpage

    June 24, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    My programmer iis trying to convince me to move to .net froom PHP.
    I have always disliked the idea because of the costs.
    But he’s tryiong none thee less. I’ve been using Movable-type on several
    websites for about a year and am worried about switching to another platform.

    I havge heard fantastic things about blogengine.net.

    Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress content into it?
    Anny kind of help would be greatly appreciated!
    webpage

    Like

     
  26. Jeannie

    June 24, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    If you desire to obtain much from this piece of writing then you have to apply
    such strategies to your won blog.

    Like

     
  27. Adelaida

    June 25, 2022 at 5:32 pm

    Greetings! Very helpful advice in this particular article!
    It’s the little changes that produce the biggest
    changes. Many thanks for sharing!

    Like

     
  28. Monika

    June 27, 2022 at 4:47 am

    WOW just what I was searching for. Came here by searching for website

    Like

     
  29. Clarissa

    June 28, 2022 at 9:17 am

    This website definitely has all of the info
    I wanted about this subject and didn’t know who to ask.

    Like

     
  30. https://vegas99bet.live/

    June 28, 2022 at 4:43 pm

    I’ve been exploring for a bit for any high-quality articles or weblog posts in this kind of
    space . Exploring in Yahoo I finally stumbled upon this site.
    Reading this info So i’m glad to express that I have a very good uncanny feeling I came upon exactly
    what I needed. I such a lot surely will make sure to do not put out of your mind this site and provides it a look on a relentless basis.

    Like

     

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: