I picked up my grandson Will from school on Friday for a lunch date at McDonald's. Will noticed a homeless man sitting a few tables away eating lunch (photo #1). He asked why the man had his pillow and blankets with him. He was concerned to know that the man had no home. But we were glad to see that he did have a decent meal to eat. I could tell the encounter was weighing heavily on four year old Will (photo #2). The first thing he told his mommy when I took him home was that he had seen a 'homely' man at McDonald's who had a pillow and some gloves, but no home. Molly told him that she had just happened to sign him (and Harper) up to make meals for the homeless the very next day. Will seemed to be very pleased that he had a way to help (photo #3). I love synchronicity.

Three Good Things:
1. Kids being helpers
2. A 68°F/20°C sunny Sunday
3. A perfect day for washing the cars
Great pictures and story
posted January 22nd, 2018  
Lovely pictures and great story. So good when little people are thoughtful and caring. And yes synchronicity is awesome.
posted January 22nd, 2018  
Bless Will, he is learning about life outside his cosy four walls. Children pick things up so quickly & it's good that he is enquiring & aware of people less fortunate. The perfect answer too, taking him to the homeless meals making! Will is four, I had forgotten he us the same age as Finn who was four in December. I want to stop them getting older!
posted January 22nd, 2018  
@happypat Will and Finn are very close in age. I can't believe he'll turn five in May. Time is flying by.
posted January 22nd, 2018  
A fav for me, for the story and how wonderfully you captured the moments. I've been looking at the photos for a while now, thinking how much better our world would be if we could see each other through Will's eyes. Thank you for sharing this ♥
posted January 23rd, 2018  
@linnypinny Thanks for the fav and your sweet words, Lin!
posted January 23rd, 2018  
That face says it all - it’s a shame that we learn to take a blind eye. Street living in Cambridge is escalating and I have Will’s face quite often. Kudos to Molly though - what a great scheme. Volunteering here is no easy busy - you have to jump a few hoops.
posted January 23rd, 2018  
Great story Peggy. How lovely to see them growing up so caring and thoughtful.
posted September 22nd, 2018  
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