Tag Archives: Kindness

A Grain Of Rice

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” — Robert Brault It’s hard to imagine anyone looking at a grain of rice 10,000 years ago and saying, “Hey, I’ll bet we … Continue reading

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Like Us

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” — Mother Teresa After taking my teenage son to his doctor’s checkup this afternoon, he was naturally hungry. On our way to the drive thru at our favorite local … Continue reading

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Today, I Stopped

“The highest form of wisdom is kindness” — The Talmud This morning I came upon a car, broken down on the side of the road. Forty years ago I would have ridden past, too young to know. Thirty years ago … Continue reading

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Kind Words

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.” — Mother Teresa I read this short article on kindness, by Henrette Lazaridis Power, describing a simple act of kindness; an exchange between a man and … Continue reading

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Glimpses of Kindness

“In hours of weariness, sensations sweet, Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart; And passing even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration:—feelings, too, Of unremembered pleasure: such, perhaps, As have no slight or trivial influence On that … Continue reading

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Above The Din

“Be careful how you interpret the world:  It is like that.” — Erich Heller This morning, above the din of the city, I heard an owl hoot. It was quiet and distant, nearly drowned out by traffic. At first, I … Continue reading

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If It’s Really Going To Work

“The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.” — Charles Kuralt, On the Road With Charles Kuralt Generosity Day has passed. I hope you made the time to do something … Continue reading

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