I am frustrated with a system that is “supposed” to help individuals when they are in need. Sure they provide meals, shelter, and FREE clothes. Frankly the people working in the socio economic field of homelessness do their jobs but with WHAT type of attitude? A cheerful heart or one riddled with so much attitude that when the person “in need” responds rudely everyone seems to look at them with wide eyes.
Question: Why is it that individuals provoke others and when the situation blows up they suddenly act as though they didn’t rub the two sticks together that resulted in the blazing fire?
Classic, oh so classic! I believe when you give someone “power” in a job where that power is supposed to be used to provide order and protection misuse of said power can and usually will become an issue. In relation to homelessness, you have individuals who are placed in certain positions where they use the power as a way to establish levels, basically saying, “I am above you.” Why? Perhaps because they themselves are NOT homeless despite the whopping statistics that show most Americans are one paycheck away from being homeless.
BTW: I don’t know the statistic but I know it’s high. Google it, lol!
Some people get high and mighty and FORGET this very important detail.
Try being humble for size.
Nonetheless, I get increasingly frustrated with injustice, especially surrounding socio economic issues. Mainly because I am sensitive to certain issues that I can relate to. Also, I simply have a heart for the state of the human condition. Frankly I don’t care what “they” did, where “they” came from, or if “their” “situation” is their own fault! I simply care and feel that humans should be treated with R-E-S-P-E-C-T regardless of who they are or what their social status happens to be. Even if their nails are dirty beyond belief or their legs look like gangrene has attacked it and they are seconds away from having their limb amputated. Treat ALL individuals with fairness and respect. They could be seconds from their break through and your piss poor attitude could be the trigger that sends them wallowing in despair.
Now I make ZERO excuses for individuals who can not seem to pull themselves by the boot straps and HELP THEMSELVES, but in the event that you get so LUCKY to be blessed with a HUMBLE individual in need who is asking possibly even BEGGING for HELP, DON’T shatter their spirits with douchebaggery (yes I made that up j/k) by treating them as though their life isn’t already difficult enough without your unnecessary beyond unpleasant attitude!
JUST THINK ABOUT WHERE YOU ARE AND HOW YOU GOT THERE. I BET SOMEONE GAVE YOU A BREAK! WHY NOT PAY IT FORWARD?
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