The Simple Things | GoGiveLearn.com
The simple things matter most. All of us have experienced these surprising, unexpected actions that are memorable. I still remember one from fourth grade. When everyone else refused, a student allowed me to get in front of him in the lunch line. Sometimes spontaneous acts of kindness and other times, everyday gifts, are not things that require a lot of planning or thinking. I recently experienced one of these. On a trip to Quito, my mom had her computer fixed. As we were leaving, my brother and I noticed a small container of candy corn on the secretary's desk. Later she told us that they were brought from the United States. We asked for a few pieces, and relished them. Our eyes closed and faces relaxed. My family loves candy corn and we hadn't eaten it in over a year. Upon seeing our excitement, the pleasant secretary gave us the entire container of candy corn. With wide smiles that stretched miles, we gladly accepted. This simple action lit up our week (our next taxi driver got a good