Tag Archives: helpfulness

Be Kind To Humankind Week

Rick decided to make over his appearance but didn’t warn me about it beforehand. I was only familiar with his pleasantly scruffy face and long hair. Last Wednesday, after he greeted me in his normally cheerful manner, it took me … Continue reading

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Encouragement

It’s easy to tear people down, criticize them, degrade their basic humanity, and try to turn them into outcasts. In today’s hyper-negative American culture, it’s helpful to mentally step back, take a few deep breaths, and ponder some encouraging thoughts. … Continue reading

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Kindness, Again And Again

It seems that I write something about kindness quite frequently on this blog.  It’s something for which I don’t regret.  There are too many instances of selfishness and cruelty, so kindness needs to be put out into the World in … Continue reading

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Make A Difference

We sometimes hear about people doing meaningful work for charitable causes.  Obviously, those charities or the community at large benefit by the efforts made by volunteers.  There are also benefits for people who have invested their talents and efforts to make a … Continue reading

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