What Goes Around Comes Around

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What Goes Around Comes Around

“What goes around comes around” is a well known saying which means that whatever we do in this life to other people, whether it is good or bad, the same will return to us. I remember back in my primary school, I read a storybook borrowed from the library that was so much related to this idiom. Although it was just a short story, the moral in it was such a true fact of life, and could really lead the life in a good and positive way. The story was about a man helping an old lady without expecting anything in return, getting back the help in an indirect way. It made me understand that if we do good things to people, we will always obtain good. On one fine day, a man saw an old lady standing on the side of the road; he could see that she was looking for help. Therefore, he immediately pulled up in front of her rich car, and got out from his old looking vehicle. The man approached the lady with a smile on his face, but the lady still seemed worried. He asked if there’s any problem, but she didn’t really answer, and was frightened as the man looked poor and not safe; he knew how she felt. Thus, he explained to her that he is there to help, and she could wait inside the car where it’s warmer. Adding to that, he also introduced himself as Alex Karev. Then, he looked around the car, and found that it was just a flat tire, but it was bad enough for an old lady. He went on and changed the tire; he even got dirty, and had his hands hurt. She told him that she couldn’t thank him enough for coming to her aid as she could already imagine how awful things would have happened if he didn’t stop. He just smiled. The lady asked him how much she needs to pay him for the help. Any amount would have been all right with her. However, Alex didn’t think twice about being paid since this was helping someone in need, as there were plenty who have given him a hand in the past. He just told her that if she really wants to pay him back, the next...
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