The following is taken from Improve: Now is the Acceptable Time! distributed by the Archconfraternity of Christian Mothers.
Why Be Thoughtful?
Life is packed with opportunities for practicing the virtue of thoughtfulness, if only we use them. In the Gospel story of the good Samaritan, God had to send three men to do the work on one man. The priest and the levite passed up an
opportunity, and the good Samaritan came along and helped the traveler who had been beaten by robbers. May God never have to send someone else to perform the thoughtful deeds that you could perform. Your home, your place of work, and your city will be a better place for living and working because you are there if you practice Christ-like thoughtfulness. Remember the motive: 'As long as you did it for one of these, the lease of My brethren, you did it for Me.'--Christ"