Tag Archives: Kindness

The Greatest of These by Nancy J. Farrier

As I’m sitting down to write this post, I’m aware there was another mass shooting yesterday. It’s so heartbreaking. The loss of life. The loss of our safety. The loss of trust in anyone. In 2021 there were 692 mass … Continue reading

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We Have a Choice by Bridget A. Thomas

Not too long ago I was at the grocery store and I dealt with a cashier who wasn’t very friendly. While this was just one brief encounter, the situation left me feeling discouraged. Mainly because this is something we are … Continue reading

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Don’t Assume by Julie Arduini

Back in January I distributed a survey for my newsletter readers. Honestly, I thought I knew the answers for the direction they wanted.. I send two newsletters a month, per their 2021 input. The first newsletter is about writing. The … Continue reading

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Do You Love? by Nancy J. Farrier

Years ago, a pastor’s wife shared a story at Bible study about a woman who went to a pastor for marital counseling. The following conversation is similar to what she told. Woman: “I don’t love my husband anymore.” Pastor: “But, … Continue reading

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A True Neighbor (by Hannah Alexander)

Since we began moving around the country four years ago–after living in one area code for many decades–Mel and I have discovered the true need of a good neighbor. We had wonderful neighbors in Missouri, and I also believe we … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Word (by Hannah Alexander)

This is where the deer and antelope play…literally. It’s home on the range. It’s where seldom is heard a disparaging word (I believe the original word was disparaging, not discouraging, though I could be wrong) and the skies are not … Continue reading

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Be a Modern-Day Barnabas (by Hannah Alexander)

What were the first words you heard when you went to work or school or exercise this morning? Did they make your day? Did they make you sad? Did they fill you with hope or discouragement? What were the first … Continue reading

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Why Values and Morals are Important: Part 4 by Vicki Hinze

Why Values and Morals are Important Part 4 By  Vicki Hinze    NOTE: This is Part 4 of a 6-part series of posts. If you haven’t yet read Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3, you can read them now: … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Afford to Mistake Kindness as Weakness Anymore by Vicki Hinze

WHY WE CAN’T AFFORD TO MISTAKE KINDNESS FOR WEAKNESS ANYMORE   By   Vicki Hinze     We’re weary of people who do not say what they mean and mean what they say. We want truth and honesty. We don’t … Continue reading

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Be Ye Kind

Once upon a time I had an English teacher who criticized the class for using the word “nice.” She felt we needed to be more creative, that the word was overused. Most of the class members could not have cared … Continue reading

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