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Loving Kindness

“If we share a slice of bread and margarine–that’s kindness. If we share a slice of bread and homemade jam–that’s loving kindness.” Great aunt Emma sometimes said this whenever she served snacks to children. Her little saying meant a lot … Continue reading

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Cruelty Burnout

Simply skimming the news headlines reveals inhumane acts of cruelty inflicted by humans upon each other. These acts are not of recent invention; only the easy, speedy communication about them is a contemporary phenomenon. One’s eventual conclusion might be to … Continue reading

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Say Something Nice

Today’s world offers many opportunities to be rude and indifferent to others. One may feel entitled to special treatment, impatient, or simply feel tired and grumpy. I posit that anonymity and speed are also catalysts as to how some humans … Continue reading

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Kindness, Again

While cruising through the bread aisle at the supermarket yesterday, I noticed that someone had left a shrink-wrapped package of hamburger within the display of whole wheat bread. The raw meat package felt lukewarm to the touch. I then notified … Continue reading

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Pondering Benevolence

The workings of the human mind are as mysterious as they are ubiquitous. By looking at the face of someone, it’s difficult or maybe impossible to figure out what he is thinking or planning. Each human is a maze of … Continue reading

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Contemplating Kindness Again

Have you noticed that there is a difference between being nice and being kind? Once you are aware of the two concepts, it’s hard to unknow it. The two are often equated because there is some overlap. Being nice is … Continue reading

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Being Kind

Today is the last day of “Be Kind To Humankind Week”. It would be nice to at least contemplate the concept of kindness as a way to salute the unofficial commemoration. The celebration was organized to be a global event … Continue reading

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