“Kind” on my mind

I’ve been thinking a lot about kindness lately. Thinking there’s not enough of it.

I watch a lot of TV news and read a lot of news on the Internet. I don’t know why, becausekindness almost all of the news we get these days is sad and ugly. The more gore the higher the ratings. And of course, ratings means more profit. And money and power are what our world is about these days it seems.  There’s little kindness anymore.

So, for the next few weeks I’m turning my attention toward kindness.

being kind as a way of relating to people, talking to people and blogging.  I hope to be sharing some posts from some guest bloggers about kindness.

Through it all, lets all see if we can elevate kindness in our daily interactions with people. Let’s be diligent to show ourselves kind to everyone.

Here are a few words on kindness that might inspire us:

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” -Mark Twain

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” -William Arthur Ward

“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” -Scott Adams

“Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.” -Theodore Isaac Rubin

“How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it!” -George Elliston

And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus,  in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus. Ephesians 2:7

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12

Kindness is one of the greatest gifts you can bestow on another. If someone is in need, lend a helping hand. Do not wait for a thank you. True kindness lies within the act of giving without the expectation of receiving something in return. Author unknown.

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7 thoughts on ““Kind” on my mind

  1. Wonderful post and focus, Steven! It all boils down to “treat others as you would be treated”. Do you know of anyone who would say they wanted to be treated harshly, cruelly or spitefully? We have to rise above and love…

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    • EXCELLENT discussion of the meaning of, virtues of and examples of kindness. I’m going to include a link to your post in a future post of mine. Thank you for sharing. God bless.

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      • Thanks for the complimentary response to my invitation. I will be glad to see a link to my statement in one of your posts. Such a response is very encouraging in my ministry. May God continue bless you in your ministry.

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