In the midst of an abundance of bad news – rising COVID numbers, unemployment, evictions, homelessness and hunger – some good news stories still bubble to the surface. We find ourselves mostly posting bad, sad or frustrating news in our Sunday newsletter. It’s not our fault, of course, but we want to make sure you come here and smile too. That’s why we’re bringing you this “Good News” column. “LET KINDNESS AND TRUTH NOT LEAVE YOU.” — Proverbs 22.17 Photo Credit: asenat29/Wiki Commons Thanks so much to Ted C. for sending us this heartwarming Good News story: A “MITZVAH” FROM THE HEART OF A 12-YEAR-OLD A mitzvah in the Jewish tradition is a good deed done with no expectations just because it is the right thing to do. When Evelyn Topper in San Rafael, California, lost her wallet with her cash, credit cards and medical cards she didn’t have much hope of seeing it again. A homeless man, Sean Curry, found the wallet, intact except for the cash, in a dumpster and contacted Evelyn. Sean said he returned it because “I have a heart and that was the way I was brought up.” Evelyn praised his good dead as a “Mitzvah”. Evelyn’s granddaughter, Mikayla, was already planning her 12th birthday party, a socially distanced drive-by celebration. She had asked for no presents but rather contributions to a charity. She then set up at her party, with party favors, balloons and her own Mitzvah, a donation basket with Sean Curry’s […]