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Holiday Togetherness

The end of December is the time when people seem more open-hearted and kind. Our celebration of Christmas and the numerous other December holidays, might account for much of this positivity. In the Northern Hemisphere, December coincides with wintertime–a time … Continue reading

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Kindness Week

When we focus our attention upon the people who dominate the headlines, we might conclude that the world is full of mean people of ill-will. As I’ve become a bit older, I still remain abreast of the news, but I … Continue reading

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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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Friends And Enemies

“It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.”–Gautama Buddha The above quote was block printed on a large “Post It Note” that I found inside my old address book in the … Continue reading

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Being Kind To Animals

Due to the fact that human beings are members of the Animal Kingdom, it has always made sense to me that it is best to be kind to animals. I’ve never seen the supposed sharp boundary line that separates us … Continue reading

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So Friendly

People and animals are drawn to softness and warmth. These qualities are abundantly present in friendly folks. On the other hand there are some people who have sharp, cold demeanors; who do everything “by the book”; and who behave almost … Continue reading

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Agreeable

Have you noticed that sometimes you meet a new acquaintance for the first time who tries too hard to be extremely nice and overly polite? Doesn’t it seem like he is either socially unskilled or he has something nefarious up … Continue reading

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