A Sense of Hope

After yesterday’s historic inauguration and President Obama’s speech, I feel a sense of hope about my country that I have not felt in a long time.  As I watched, I felt a renewed commitment and a willingness to do my share to make things better.  Today, on Oprah, I heard about Starbuck’s offer of a free coffee to anyone willing to pledge to do five hours of community service.

My first thought was of a local park I enjoy.  I wrote a post about an artist’s date at the park.  There is a place where a small foot bridge crosses over a stream.  The last time I was there, I saw a lot of litter.  I could clean it up to help my nation and my community.  OK – I will need one of those litter stick things and gloves – anyone who knows me knows I am neat and clean.  However, what really matters is that – I am in.

Im In

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3 Responses to A Sense of Hope

  1. Good on you….it is easy to criticise one’s country but it is also easy to do something about it It starts within.

  2. You are so right. How can I expect other people to solve problems if I am not willing to pitch in.

  3. Nena3110 says:

    Very beautiful little purse.
    I like everythings on your blig,

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