Tag Archives: kindness

Regrets? I have a few. . .

Originally posted on A Year of Living Kindly:
 “To err on the side of kindness is seldom an error.” (Liz Armbruster) In the spring of 1991, my mother decided it was time to die. Eight years of thrice-weekly kidney dialysis…

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Compassion

It’s no secret that this season of love is also (uncoincidentally) an especially hard season for those who feel abandoned and alone. May we reach out to them with our prayers, with our words, and with our actions — in … Continue reading

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No Santa Claus?

I was six when my parents told me there was no Santa Claus: My response (according to my mom) was, “Whew! You finally know?  I’ve known for a long time, but I wasn’t sure you did, and I didn’t want … Continue reading

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It’s His Kindness

It is commonly believed that repentance must come before forgiveness. Aren’t you glad God disagrees? “When you pass judgment on others, yet do the same things, do you think you will escape God’s judgment? Do not disregard the riches of his … Continue reading

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Verb or Noun?

Some things can be both a verb and a noun (fish, call, ride). But I only know of one thing that must be a verb before it can be a noun: Love Yesterday was World Refugee Day, by the way. A … Continue reading

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Dear God

Hey, it never hurts to ask. “When you bear one another’s burdens, you fulfill the law of Christ.” ~Galatians 6:2

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Happy Tuesday, Humans!

How wonderful is it that animals tolerate us, and sometimes even deign to love us? “An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.” ~Martin Buber             “Until one has loved an animal, … Continue reading

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