Tag Archives: kindness

Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men 2.0

A post I had forgotten about has started turning up in my daily blog “hits” column, a 3-year old post entitled Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men: wouldn’t that be nice!  Three full years ago.  Long before the January 6 … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: kindness and character

Quotes worth taking to heart. I know this is good advice for me at times! Image source: Pinterest

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Thoughtful Thursday: thinking about how we can all make a difference

Earlier this week I read a blog post by Kristine at CandidKay that resonated strongly with me.  I don’t know about you, but the challenges the world is facing – and the way in which the people in charge are … Continue reading

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To be nice or to be kind, that is the question

The other day an article in the Globe and Mail caught my attention because of its intriguing title, Canada is fighting Covid-19 with niceness … and losing, by Tenille Bonoguore.  The premise of the article was that in trying to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: our supermarket t-shirts say it best

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The joys in growing old – on reaching the ¾ century mark!

Yes, I’ve done it, I’m made it to 75. Just think, if I’d only made it to 70, I would have left this Earth still naively convinced that the world really was becoming a kinder, more inclusive place. That illusion … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: The world needs more mensches

One of the most thoughtful posts I’ve read recently was by fellow blogger, Rachel Mankowitz, called Be a Mensch. I had heard the word ‘mensch’ all my life, but clearly didn’t understand what it meant. Thanks to Rachel for providing … Continue reading

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Yes You Can!

Everyone deserves someone in their life to tell them “Yes you can”. Even better if everyone could have many, many people telling them that they can and should reach for the stars. But one voice alone can make all the … Continue reading

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