In such a chaotic world where press and news channels broadcast all that is wrong with the place we call home, it’s hard to believe there is any good left. We create false perspectives based on what we are strategically shown and become blind to some of the realities of humanity. A lot of the time we get caught up in our own world that we forget to be considerate to others. To some extent, we might have even lost faith in humanity. These pictures will lead you astray of your pessimistic views and hopefully give you some refreshing lenses to look through.
Afghani Hospitality: Local Shares His Tea
Many people have a negative view of all Afghanis, but again, it’s just the fear the news instilled in us. They are some of the kindest most thoughtful people. Here is a man offering a refreshing beverage to a military soldier.
From 1949 to 2009
A father and his son: Same pose, same house, different decade and a lifetime of friendship.
Christians Protect Praying Muslims
These Christians unite to protect the Muslims during their prayer amongst the chaos in Egypt.
A man born with no arms or legs due to Phocomelia is probably living a more fulfilling life than most. Not everyone allows their permanent state to define the life they live.
Last Monumental Memories
This mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer and skyped in to witness her daughter’s first dance.
A Love that Lasts: Lunch with Her Late Husband’s Photograph
She continues to have lunch with her husband every week.
Better Late than Never: Wedding Picture Finally Taken
They were more concerned about being together than taking a picture. After 88 years of marriage, this couple finally took their wedding picture.
Dreaming Through The Mirror
This little girl has dreams. Her current situation will not prevent her from declaring her future.
For a Good Cause: Man Does Not Give Up on Saving His Wife
This loving husband will do whatever it takes to save his lifetime best friend: his wife.
Love at First Sight
What a beautiful moment to witness. These men and women sacrifice so much to fight for their country. This is the first time he has ever met his baby.
Memories Are Forever
After an earthquake hit Sichuan, China, this man was able to recover an intact photo album that he will treasure for the rest of his life.
Taking a Risk
Military spouses are all about risk. You never know the outcome, but it’s the love that makes it worth it.
“Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.” – Nelson Mandela
Tribute to his Teacher
Deigo Frazão, a 12 year old Brazilian violinist playing while he mourns at his mentor’s funeral in 2012. Thanks to his mentor, Diego learned music instead of getting involved with gangs and living on the streets.
This man giving away his sandals to a girl in need in Rio De Janeiro.
The Most Genius Idea
How thoughtful it is to create such a service. This bus allows homeless people to take a free hot shower with provided shampoo, conditioner, towel, etc. We will never be truly free until everyone in our society has the same opportunities as you and me.
Redemption from inside Prison
When Charles discovered the judge who sentenced him to prison for 25years needed a bone marrow transplant, he wrote him this letter in hopes of helping him out.
World’s Best Dad
There’s a lot of talk about single moms and how the baby daddy’s do nothing good for them. Although that is more common, doesn’t mean that is how it always is. Single dads deserve some praise too.
Think About It
What if everyone loved like a child? We would have the ability to love what most would consider repulsive.
When Community Comes Together, We All Rise
The fans worked together to give this guy the best seat in the house.
Chivalry Still Exists
This motorcyclist saw this woman walking in the rain and pulled over to stop traffic and assist her across the street.
Going beyond Duties
When this guy signed up for the police force, he did it because he wanted to save lives. He handcuffed himself to this woman trying to commit suicide.
This guy gives free haircuts to the homeless once a week.
This grandma was embarrassed to wear her night gown around the nursing home so her grandson decided to wear one as well to make her more comfortable.
Getting the Job Done
An elderly man had a heart attack while shoveling his driveway. After the ambulance took care of him, they returned to finish shoveling his driveway for him.
His tattoo says it all.
We All Have Something to Give
This little girl took it upon herself to share her water with some beggars on the street.
This soldier cared for this kitten whose mother had died during the bombings of the Korean War.
This widow was reunited with her husband’s body 63 years after his death in the Korean War.
For the Sake of the World
Thousands of Monks gather in prayer for the better of the world.
Making New Friends
She not only bought lunch for this homeless man, but sat down with him and listened to him talk about his life.
He saw this woman struggling with her things so he missed his train to help her out.
Tip, Tip, Hooray
These customers understand the importance of tips when it comes to waitressing. The table next to them only left 40 cents!
Children were taught at a young age how to treat a lady!
Creativity at its Finest
Why should he be left out of the festivities?
A class comes together to console a classmate after the death of his mother.
The Role of a Father
Who says military fathers don’t help raise their kids?
She bought him a sandwich and fed it to him.
The quarter back asked this beautiful girl with Down syndrome to prom. He always made her feel included and special ever since 4th grade. He promised he would take her to prom and 7 years later, he kept that promise.
The First Dance
On the day of their wedding, he was in a tragic accident preventing him from walking on his own. The moment he was able to even move a little bit, he told his wife he wanted to dance with her.
It’s the Little Things
He can spend his time doing so many other things, but this is how he chooses to spend it.