Just because I can do it myself…

Hobbles up to front door of gym on crutches. Carrying gym bag.

Takes me a minute to wrestle the door open and get inside.

Walk up to receptionist 10 feet away, who greets me with, “I was going to open the door for you, but I didn’t want to offend you.”

I had no problem with that, but it does concern me when people are afraid to attempt an act of kindness out of fear of offense.

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“Do not be afraid of doing good deeds. It is another name for happiness. I know well that good deeds lead to a ripening, a blossoming, which is pleasing, joyous and happy for a long time.” — Buddha

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