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Good Deeds Are Never in Vain

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship; and he who plants kindness gathers love.” ~ St. Basil   A friend whose erudition and … Continue reading

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A Case of Mixed Values

“It has always seemed strange to me… the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and … Continue reading

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Trying Kindness

“If there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing that I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not deter or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.” ~ … Continue reading

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Try a Little Kindness

“That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.” ~ William Wordsworth I’ve been thinking about kindness lately. I’m beginning to think that kindness is going out of vogue, and that makes me … Continue reading

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Affirmation for July 23, 2009

I will treat myself with kindness. How many of us gentle our tongues when speaking to others? How many of us make others feel better when they make a mistake somehow? But then when we screw up (and everyone does), … Continue reading

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