“This is my fwend Scotty.”
The boy’s friend (and ours), Uncle Scotty, gets up around 4:30 every morning to be best buddy to about 40 or 50,000 of his closest friends.
He’s been in the conversation for the best morning show in America many times over, and he’s a busy, busy guy. Lots of people want a piece of his time.
Sound familiar? Seems like everybody wants just a minute here or there, doesn’t it?
In many ways, for many people, time is now a more valuable currency than money.
Yet, Scotty always has time for his fwend, Will Miles. Yesterday, he was the mystery reader at the sublime Stephens College Children’s School here in Columbia.
Here he is regaling the kids with his rendition of Aunt Nancy and Cousin Lazybones. He had them laughing. He had them leaning forward. He even had one or two picking their noses in delight.
He also could have easily said, “Sorry, buddy. I just don’t have the time.”
But he made the time.
In my little talk, All the Difference, I suggest you figure out a way to volunteer some of your time to a small, local not-for-profit organization.
Make the time.
Make a difference.
Maybe even make a new fwend.
Thanks, Uncle Scotty.