Quotes June 02, 2020

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

“The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.”
Albert Schweitzer
“Wisdom comes when we see with vast perspective. Our life is unfolding in the timeless galaxies. We turn with the stars in cycles of joy and sorrow, birth and death.”
Jack Kornfield
“Let us come alive to the splendor that is all around us and see the beauty in ordinary things.”
Thomas Merton
For now, we have the challenge of getting through each uncertain day. What can you do? Be kind. You’ll change your world and the world around you.
Around the world, right now, many of us are “stuck” at home.”Let us come alive to the splendor that is all around us and see the beauty in ordinary things.”
You don’t have to respond to everything that floats your way. Be kind to you.
We are made of stardust. We are beings of light. When we’re kind, if only to ourselves, we radiate light out to a thirsty world. Be kind. Be the light.
Let’s keep this simple. Kindness is the way.
Lest you doubt. You are more loved than you could ever possibly imagine.
Listen, no one knows the way forward. Be kind each step of the way.
Only those with nothing to say are loud, profane and cruel. Kindness speaks volumes. In a world where lies and loudness are the everywhere, let your kindness speak for you.
Sometimes, you have to ask yourself: “Who do I want to be remembered as?” Someone who encouraged kindness? Someone who encouraged being kind to ourselves? Someone who was kind to animals? Or just someone who was kind of a jerk? Your choice.
What do you do when you’re caught in a loop of hoarding and cynicism? Be kind. Shake off that cloak of cynicism. Join life.
Everything has become so serious and dark. When was the last time you really laughed? Laughter is as important to your health as exercise and good nutrition. Find a way to laugh today.
No matter what’s happening now — no matter how big or how small — we still chop wood and carry water (care for ourselves).
We are all grieving. We’re not called to judge. We are called to be kind. So, be kind — especially to your own grieving heart.
We are all a little parched right now from stress, frustration, the increase in noise of everyone being home, the G-D virus, and those who are playing the moral limbo. It’s time to turn our focus on what we can control — OUR attitude, OUR actions, OUR well-being. Let kindness show you the way.
“Don’t ever make the mistake of thinking kindness is a weakness. Sometimes it takes great strength to smile and say kind words.”
A great rule in life is to try not to be an asshole. The best way to not be an asshole? Be kind
Feeling anxious? Commiting kind acts can help!
Even if you’re freaked out, be kind. If the person in front of you is freaked out, be extra kind