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Speaking of Kindness

Why write or talk about kindness? Yesterday, I suddenly remembered a negative comment from many years ago when I first started to write about my Santa Hat adventures through which I aim to expand my random acts of kindness. A … Continue reading

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Kindness: It’s Contagious!

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
I read a moving letter in an advice column from a lonely widower who had been the surprised beneficiary of a generous act of kindness from two strangers.  His tale lodged a lump of emotion…

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Welcome: The Priceless Gifts of Hospitality

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
“Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal.”~Julia Child Julia’s wise, evocative words have been echoing for me lately…

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Kindness: It’s Contagious!

I read a moving letter in an advice column from a lonely widower who had been the surprised beneficiary of a generous act of kindness from two strangers.  His tale lodged a lump of emotion in my throat and filled … Continue reading

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Kindness, Kindness, Kindness

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
I think about kindness a lot.  Kindness is redemptive, heartwarming, inspiring, infectious, transformative–whether we are its witness, donor or recipient.  And we all know how a simple act of kindness can offer hope, light the…

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small potatoes

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will … Continue reading

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Gift For A Stranger

  Today, I delivered some cookies I had made to the local soup kitchen in time for the lunch service.  I’ve done this a number of times since we moved here and plan to make it a more frequent practice … Continue reading

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