Is Kindness Your First Reaction?

A few years ago, my friend John was driving his brand new minivan when someone barreled into him. John’s first reaction was anger, but before he even let go of the steering wheel, something else took over: compassion. Somehow, John knew the man in the truck who had just hit him was hurting. Emotionally hurting.…
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Kindness Feeds The Soul

No matter who picks up the tab, giver and receiver feel kindness. Do you ever think to yourself, “I’m always nice to people, but I really don’t have the time, energy, money or (fill-in-the-blank) to go around doing random acts of kindness?” I used to think that way. I used to think the inconvenience of…
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Angels Take Time To Lend A Hand

They say you shouldn’t borrow trouble from tomorrow, because today has enough worries of its own. I say you shouldn’t borrow trouble from tomorrow, because if trouble comes, so will an angel, who is just waiting for an opportunity to lend a helping hand. I received two letters recently from people who got to witness…
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Everyday Kindness

My email inbox is usually filled with letters of happiness, but I got one not too long ago that broke my heart. This poor woman, Hilary, had dealt with loss after loss, and yet she was writing to tell me about all of the kindness she was able to experience through her difficulties. I read…
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90 Acts Of Kindness

At the risk of sounding like a commercial, I would like to share with you something really neat that’s been happening in the Fargo-Moorhead area this past month. Gate City Bank is getting ready to open a new branch in West Fargo, and to celebrate, the business has challenged it’s employees to live up to…
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