Kindness + Us = Everything

“Too often we underestimate the power

of a touch, a smile, a kind word,

a listening ear, an honest compliment,

or the smallest act of caring, all of which

have the potential to turn a life around.”

     ~ Leo Buscaglia

Ever had a rough moment or day?  Well, if not, let me attest to the magnificent potency of a simple kindness.  How it can touch us, move us, even radically transform our experience-and us.  Especially when we are being tossed around by tempestuous seas.


We may know the truth of the quote above, sent me by my lovely, inspiring friend, angie . And how it really so often takes only an infinitesimal amount of time and energy.

But, or maybe AND, it bears repeating.  So, I thought I would share.

Along with my warm wishes that you are enjoying some lovely moments today, including the ineffable gift of kindness….



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24 Responses to Kindness + Us = Everything

  1. So beautiful! Thanks Chloe, you’re a gem ♥

  2. Rachael Charmley says:

    As always, Chloe, your timing is perfect! It usually is so simple, so easy. We (I mean I !) just have to remember that more often. Spreading little words of kindness and appreciation is such a lovely thing… ❤

  3. seanmirza says:

    great photo and beautiful words.

  4. Thank you for reminding us how invaluable these simple acts of kindness — to both give and receive — can be. A cure for what’s thrown at us by those tempestuous seas. I’m going to see where I can include some kindness into my day x x

  5. Inspiring. A simple act of kindness has a power to create a ripple of love & peace. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  6. Luggage Lady says:

    Pure perfection! And I so love your heart in the sand…What a magnificent image to return me to terra firma even when those seas become tempestuous. Thank you Dear Friend! Love U!!!

  7. F.G.M. says:

    Happy New Year & thank you for your uplifting posts 🙂

    • SirenaTales says:

      Lovely to hear from you and Happy New Year. Merci–et aussi pour ta poeme de la belle ville ancienne de Toulouse, et la Garonne, ou j’ai visité ma fille quand elle etait une étudiante…..

  8. Lorien says:

    Reblogged this on Yoga Mom and commented:
    Wonderful reminders like this one deserve to be shared. Thanks to Sirena Tales for passing the beautiful Leo Buscaglia quote along to us.

  9. Lorien says:

    Reblogged this over at Yoga Mom because it is so beautiful. Thank you Chloe.

  10. diahannreyes says:

    This makes me want to not just be more receptive to acts of kindness directed my way but to enact even more of my own… costing nothing but, as you say, of such great value. Talk about growing abundance for free. 🙂

  11. jetgirlcos says:

    Thanks for your beautiful positive spirit…I needed to see that today. ❤

  12. Kindness counts. Blessings to you! ❤

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