You shall love your neighbor as yourself. (Matthew 22:39)
About a month ago, I had to go to Urgent care. I had a migraine that was out of this world. Nothing was easing the pain.
I checked in, found a seat, and like most of the people there, I began to entertain myself by being on my cell phone.
About 20 minutes into my wait, an elderly couple walked in. They checked in, but then realized that all the seats were being occupied by someone. At that moment, I couldn’t help but look at the man sitting directly across from me who was just tagging along with his girlfriend for support. I kept wondering if he was going to offer the elderly lady his seat. He didn’t.
So I made eye contact with the husband and signaled to him. His wife accepted my seat and thanked me with a nod and a smile.
While I was standing on the wall with my head feeling like it weighed 1000lbs, I started to think…
“What happened to a time when men would offer ladies their seats?”
“What happened to a time when the young would offer the elderly their seats?”
“What is this world coming to?”
Then my thoughts immediately brought me back to this video. Imagine living in a world like this: