Twitter is an interesting world. Just last week, a professor/friend and I reconnected and he had linked to a fascinating article about some mysterious book/art/gifts that were turning up around Edinburgh, Scotland. Here is an example:
|I love this little guy!|
I mean, how cool is that? Awesome book sculptures mysteriously left at places that value literacy. (Okay, so I have a tiny problem with the books being cut up--but it is a tiny problem. The art that springs from the pages and the message from the artist is...well....I don't quite have the words, actually.)
What I do know is that when I see things like this, when I see someone doing something completely unexpected and beautiful, perhaps even anonymously, I am filled with hope for our world.
I know we all have our own ways of touching the lives of others. Some (like the dragon maker) create art, some write poetry, some help children, some wipe tears away, some heal wounds, some make chocolate cupcakes. some plant trees and flowers...I could go on and on.
The important thing is that all of these little things make the world a better place. Imagine if every person did one awesome, unexpectedly beautiful thing tomorrow...the world would be billions of times better in just one day! (yeah, I know, my math is off, but you get the idea.)