If you ask a person what they consider is most valuable in their lives, many people often refer to material items. They will say their homes, automobiles, or possibly even their jobs.  A number of individuals will say their family or friends.  When you think about it, what is most valuable to you?  Besides family and friends, I think being kind and considerate is most valuable to everyone.  A good word, a thoughtful gesture, all are valuable to the recipient.  In today’s age, with everyone in a rush, it is frequent that people do not know their neighbors.  There are individuals who will live in the same location and know everyone.  The balance of the population barely know who lives next door to them.  The other issue if you are trying to get to know your neighbors is that they don’t always speak the same language as you.  It is complicated in life.  In small towns or villages, everyone seems to know everyone else.  They take the time to meet their neighbors.  You never know when a neighbor can be very valuable to you in your life if you are going through difficult times.  In many communities, particularly during the holiday season, everyone makes the effort to be just a little bit nicer and helpful.  It is unfortunate that it doesn’t last all year.  If you took a survey, do you think anyone would respond with their life as the answer?  It is really what is most valuable to us all.  In the Good Gus series, everyone was a valuable part of the community.  The series is available exclusively online at at Kindle worldwide.  If people don’t consider you a valuable asset, find ones that will.  I hope you will consider your next e-book to be “Misplaced Trust” which is available on 24 Symbols, Apple, Nook, Kindle, Kobo, Page Foundry, Scribd, Playster and Tolino.