Category Archives: Kindness

A Mental Health Message from the Past

Earlier this week, I learned a bit of information that changed my past, at least the past as I knew it. This bit of information brought me even closer to my beloved mother and caused me to have an even … Continue reading

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Judging Myself

Have you ever read a quote or an excerpt from a book or an article that just seemed to hit you like a ton of bricks? Something that seemed so simple, so obvious, yet so profound? Something that made you … Continue reading

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The Dandelion Perspective

I love dandelions. My love for the tiny yellow blooms began early on in my life. In fact, one of my favorite childhood memories is of a time I spent in the park making dandelion chains with my mother. We … Continue reading

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The Warmth of Angels on a Cold Winter’s Night

This week, as the last lingering days of summer were making their exit, my thoughts were led to a cold winter’s night outside of St. Louis, Missouri. That night, more than forty years ago, I witnessed an example of kindness … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Street

From time to time when traffic is heavy and my patience is light, I get off the main highway and take the back roads to work. I’m not really sure why, but for some reason, I never choose to do … Continue reading

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Objects in the Rear View Mirror are Closer than they Appear

I spend a lot of time driving. Commuting back and forth to work five days a week racks up a lot of miles and translates into a lot of hours spent behind the wheel. I consider myself, for the most … Continue reading

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A Single Daisy

My husband recently had surgery which required us to spend a few days in a bleak, sterile hospital room. His room was in a newly remodeled wing of the hospital. It was actually one of the nicest hospital rooms that … Continue reading

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Somewhere in the darkest night…

I read somewhere, that on a dark night, the human eye can see the flame of a single candle from a distance of up to 30 miles. At the time, I found this fact difficult to believe. A few nights … Continue reading

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