Learning Patience, Kindness Pays Off

Have you ever asked anyone the ways in which they see you sin? The pastor at my church made a really bold challenge the other day. He asked us to find five people in five different areas of our lives and ask them to point out our sins. Let me tell you, having someone look…
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Kindness’ Payoff Is Priceless, But $1Doesn’t Hurt

I’ve been thinking lately about what it would take to convince every person in our area to do one kind act every day. Can you even imagine how amazing that would be? All kinds of people doing all kinds of little acts would change the entire face of the community before a week was up.…
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Boy Finds Kindness Refreshing Well After Deed

Some people just ooze sunshine and enthusiasm wherever they go. You can’t help but like them, because their attitude is just contagious. I’ve had the chance to spend some time this summer with someone like that. His name is Hale Scraper, and he is 9 years old. Hale was in a summer theater program with…
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Kindness Found In Things That Matter Most

Kindness is a tricky thing. Sometimes it comes so naturally: I walk out of my house and feel like smiling at strangers, holding the door for people and leaving a little extra money in the tip jar at the coffee shop. Other days, I wake up wondering why everyone has to be so noisy, why…
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We Can Learn From A Child’s Act Of Kindness

I used to work in the news business. Every day, a team of people, including myself, had the incredible responsibility of choosing which stories should be covered. Some stories were so horrible I had a hard time reading them. But I am ashamed to admit that other stories, like those of war and natural disasters…
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