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In Others’ Words: The Power of Kind Words

In Others’ Words: The Power of Kind Words

  These days, my thoughts turn more and more to the need for kindness. Kind actions. Kind words.  It is all too easy these days to judge another person harshly — to judge an entire group of people harshly. (And no, this is not a political post. Not going there.) I blogged a month ago about how I don’t want to be an angry person, centering my post on this quote by Corrie Ten Boom: ... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Echoes

“Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.” (Proverbs 12:25 NIV) “Kind words are like honey–sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.” (Proverbs 16:24 NLT) What echoes have I left in others’ lives? Have I left a sticky mark of kind words —  a bit of verbal honey that encourages someone who wants to quit or helps someone realize they ar... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Smile, Smile, Smile

What made you smile recently? Do you have a smile to share with someone today? Ever stop to think how your smile — yes, your smile — could accomplish good in someone else’s life? Read More »

In Others’ Words: Life

“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life is sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is a struggle, accept it. Life is a tragedy, confront it. Life is an adventure, dare it. Life is luck, make it. Life is too prec... Read More »