Kindness Eases The Pain Of Saying Goodbye To A Father

My friend’s father-in-law recently died. It came on suddenly. It wasn’t supposed to happen that way. They weren’t prepared. I wonder, when it comes to losing someone we love, if we’re ever really prepared. The hole that’s left while we are mourning seems like an endless chasm, and yet it’s the perfect size for kindness.…
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Grass Is Always Greener With Kindness

They say what goes around comes around. If you consistently treat others with kindness, you can expect to have a pretty big kindness bank account to draw from when life throws you a curveball. I’ve seen it happen again and again in my own life, and so has Mary Derosier from Red Lake Falls, Minn.,…
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When We Talk, Then Do, Kindness Becomes Contagious

Walt Disney once said, “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” That works well for amusement parks, but it also works well in the realm of kindness. Alicia Stewart is a mom who feels frustrated with the way girls sometimes treat each other. When she saw it happening in her…
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Teenage Boys Chip Away At Kindness

I really should have kept a list of all the people who helped me during my battle with breast cancer. It would be filled with the names of family and friends who delivered meals and picked up kids and sent cards. But it would also be filled with the names of strangers who helped me…
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Kindness Changes The Way You See

One of the great lessons cancer taught me was the importance of getting my thought-life in order. There are way too many things in this world that could go wrong. If we allow ourselves to think whatever thought pops into our heads, we risk being dragged into a black hole of despair. But how do…
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