It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Won’t you be my neighbor?
The late, great Fred Rogers treated everyone like a neighbor. When Mister Rogers extended the invitation, “Won’t you be my neighbor?” he was genuinely humanizing each of us and modeling the behavior of a loving neighbor. It was the same model of love the Good Samaritan offered to the beaten, nearly dead stranger on the side of the road in the Bible. This standard of behavior is hard. It shouldn’t be, but it is. Subscribe to the MindWolves blog and podcast and discover the key to unlocking that door.