Monday, 9 July 2012
Thought for the Day: Miserable Cow?
Take for example when I was on the gate redirecting people to the new venue for the school country fayre. Many people waved and smiled at the sodden being in a plastic stacking chair as they drove past. One girl though, went by in her car two or three time, staring ahead with a face like thunder. Oops! One of those less than perfect thoughts slipped out. 'Miserable Cow!' I thought.
There was nothing much to do a lot of the time, whilst getting drenched except think some more. Me, I'm a proper little philosopher at times who'd probably knock the spots off Plato and his mates. It occurred to me that those spot judgements we make about someone's character can be so off the mark. Just because they cut you up at traffic lights, commit that cardinal British sin of queue jumping, ignore you or look like they've lost a pound and found a penny doesn't mean that they are always miserable or evil through and through!