A Blessing in Disguise

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A blessing in disguise? It’s been tough lately, hearing the news of police violence against black men.  And then the retaliation attacks in Dallas. But in the days following, I have seen so many stories of people seeking change and peace rather than condemnation and revenge.  From individuals initiating conversations, to protesting groups coming together, to cities making a stand…it’s heartening to see.  And it reminded me of the old saying about bad things sometimes being a “blessing in disguise.” It doesn’t change the bad thing that happened, but when good things arise from the sad event…there is a blessing there.  here are links to just a few of the stories I saw:

Photo of Citizens Guarding the Police Brings Needed Hope

One Dallas

Free Hugs

Pancho and Lefty

There have been many more I have read about. Many individual cops, and individual citizens have started approaching each other to talk about things. That’s something any of us can do–but it requires a bit of courage!

So appreciate the love and understanding that is being shown by the majority of police and people, and carry on shining your light where you live!

About Cate

I am a retired RN–stayed home after my second child was born, having worked for 10 years. I am in my mid-50s now, and I enjoy blogging, designing mugs and more and spreading a bit of positivity in the world.

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