Kindness Isn’t About Them, It’s About You

My husband has banned me from Amazon. Not for shopping. For reading book reviews. Specifically, my book reviews. I wrote a book and because it was about kindness, I assumed everyone would love it. So when someone left me a two-star review, I cried. Seriously, stupid I know, but I boo-hooed for almost two days.…
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Kindness Reminds Us There Are Good People In The World

When I was in kindergarten, we had a whole lesson about what to do when you find a lost wallet. We acted out make-believe scenarios in which one of us would be the person who drops the wallet, one would be the person who finds it and another would be the officer at the police…
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Service Members Treated To First-Class Kindness

I have a confession. People in uniform make me nervous. I’m fine with a doctor’s coat or a fireman’s jacket, but put a police officer’s crisp navy shirt and peaked dress cap in front of me, and I get a little shaky. Maybe I have a deeply hidden guilty conscience. I’ve never had a bad…
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Kindness Leaves You With Lots To Talk About

I imagine, one day, when they’re very old and can’t get around quite as well as they do now, Gene Hanson and Darlene Jackson Hanson will sit next to each other and say, “Do you remember when…?” Only there is no way they will remember it all. Not because their minds will be failing, but…
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Kindness In The Benefit Of The Doubt

Have you ever been driving down the street, carefully obeying the rules of the road, when all of a sudden someone cuts you off? You’re forced to hit the brakes because some madman is either driving like a bat out of Hades or didn’t check his mirrors well enough to notice you were there. How…
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