A 10-years-old boy visited a soda shop, climbed on to a stool and asked the Waitress, "What does an ice cream sundae cost?"
"50 cents," answered the Waitress.
The youngster reached deep in his pockets and pulled out an assortment of change, counting it carefully as the waitress grew impatient. She had 'bigger' customers to wait on.
"Well, how much would just plain ice cream be?" the boy asked.
The waitress responded with noticeable irritation in her voice, "35 cents."
Again, the boy slowly counted his money. "May I have some plain ice cream, please?" He gave the waitress the correct amount, and she brought him the ice cream.
Later, the waitress returned to clear the boy's dish and when she picked it up, she felt a lump in her throat.
There on the counter the boy had 15 cents.
She realized that the boy had enough money for the sundae, but sacrificed it so that he could leave her a tip.
The boy had learnt how to be selfless and caring. Most people today barely understand what it takes to be those things.
Little acts of Selflessness and Kindness make our world Bigger and Brighter, and more importantly, HAPPIER.
In a world that tell us "go get it all", it's also nice to GIVE ALL WE CAN.