question markSome are asking some: Put down your gun?? what about…

put down your bullets?? Pick up your helping hand?!

put down your fists?? Pick up your compassion?!

put down your video games??  Pick up your book?!

put down your verbal abuse??  Pick up your loving speech?!

put down your alcohol abuse??  Pick up your water?!

put down your cigarettes?? Pick up your (sugarless) gum?!

put down your donuts?? Pick up your veggies?!

put down your over-consumption?? Pick up your conservation?!

put down your self-indulgence?? Pick up your self-sacrifice?!

put down your selfishness?? Pick up your selflessness?!

put down your vengeance?? Pick up your forgiveness?!

put down your prejudice?? Pick up your impartiality?!

put down your war?? Pick up your peace (not piece)?!

put down your hate?? Pick up your love?!

put down your tears?? Pick up your laughter?!

put down your apathy?? Pick up your empathy?!

put down your frown?? Pick up your smile?!

We cannot ask anyone to do anything we are not willing to do ourselves!:) What am i willing to do? What are you willing to do?! Will You/i treat others the way we want to be treated?

Reaching outCreative Commons License photo credit: andrew and hobbes   Creative Commons License photo credit: WingedWolf

What will you put down? What will you pick up? Will you reach out? Will you help someone put down or pick up? Will you take their hand? Will you take my hand? I’ll take yours! :)

Every day we all put down and we all pick up…what pattern are we setting in our putting down and picking up? Love? Compassion? Unselfishness? Forgiveness? Truth? Wellness? Peace? How far will you and i walk? What will you carry? Who will you carry?

LOVE WALKS, RUNS FAR…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… with a little help and a little tenderness…we’ll rise above (poor choices)…we’ll get there!:)

 


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    Last reviewed: 17 Dec 2012

APA Reference
Winifred, J. (2012). Put Down & Pick Up. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 26, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/wellness/2012/12/put-down-pick-up/

 

 

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