Love lights more fires than hate extinguishes. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
This quote reminds me of my “51% theory”. The basic idea is that no matter what, at a bare minimum, the world is always at least 51% good, so good will always win out.
Same thing here.
No matter how much hate tries to extinguish the good that is created by love, it can’t keep up. Love always wins in the long run.
How does this help us?
First, as a reminder that we shouldn’t worry too much. Just like how gravity causes all things to fall, love wins just as reliably.
Second, get busy lighting fires. Now that we know love is going to win, let’s hop on the winning side and try to run up the score.
Lastly, anywhere you see hate at work, get in there with some love to get things going again.
Not that you need them, but just to get you started here are a few ideas that might be worth trying:
Post something that you are thankful for on the FaceBox.
Smile. Then smile some more.
Tell someone you love them.
Pray for a stranger.
Volunteer for something.
Help a coworker with their work.
Call somebody you haven’t spoken to in a while.
Make it a great day.