Tag Archives: kindness

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Sweet As Tupelo Honey & Good As Gold

Light gray with a touch of yellow… that’s the color that surrounds you after a hurricane visits, then leaves. Branches down, bits of grass stuck to your windshield and car doors; everything is weathered like two years have passed and it was just 24 hours. When the sun comes out again after a big storm,… Read More


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Work Hard For Good Reason

The natural world has so many advantages from inspiration to health benefits. The best gift I’ve received from exploring the majesty of this impressive world we live in and its royal beauty is how it opened up my heart to writing poetry, and to my inner artist. I write in bits and short bursts—sort of… Read More


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New Year Fresh Start

This time of year it gets crazy busy where I live. It’s South Florida, so there are LOTS of holiday visitors and many snow birds. Restaurants are packed and there are wait lines for tables. Today didn’t feel like the right day to go anywhere but straight in the midst of nature, so I decided… Read More



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Get Happiness From Within

People look everywhere for their happiness. They continually search and think they’ll find it somewhere else, but it’s SO right there where they can touch it… in their own hearts. I always say, if you wake up in the morning and you’re breathing, walking, you can hear and see, and you’re NOT sick, then that… Read More


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Role Models of Kindness

I’m impressed by magnetism, intelligence, strength, work ethic, and adventurers. I also greatly admire people with fortitude, stick-to-it-ness, and focus. I aspire to imitate those who display grace and dignity naturally, and with ease. These are my Role Models of Kindness. I am stirred by the people that do the minutiae behind the scenes as… Read More


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Grateful Dinner

We had a Grateful Dinner this weekend for our friends Bill and Spencer. We had no way to express our gratitude for all the things we wanted to thank Bill for—and we certainly couldn’t find enough words—so we expressed our appreciation with dinner! Boy, was this a long time coming. It was a special night.… Read More


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How A Single Word Can Make a Heart Open

I literally have the biggest memories of the smallest words of displayed kindness. Sometimes all it takes is a single word—from someone who doesn’t necessarily talk too much, but says just the right thing when they do. The list is much too long to mention all the timesWords of cheer That I hold dear, Reduced… Read More


Random Acts of Kindness

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” —Princess Diana  I feel so fortunate to be able to work from home—with my three Scotties as my co-workers. I tend to schedule my work day around the typical… Read More


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Feeling Pretty Zen

By Jet Widick Time to take a break  Your peace of mind at stake  Working really hard  Remember… there’s flowers in your yard  Love talking with your kids  The friends you’re hangin’ with  Watching an entire movie  Heading to the park that’s super groovy  Hiking in the sun  Walking, maybe run  Feeling peaceful as a… Read More