Quotes June 16, 2021

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

“Do the best that you can in the place where you are, and be kind.”
Scott Nearing
“Give away kindness. Happiness will repay you.”
Richelle E. Goodrich
DO THE RIGHT THING! Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr was once asked in confidence whether the 1955 bus boycott would actually succeed. “It’s not for me to say or for you to analyze whether I can succeed. My obligation is to do the right thing, as I am called upon to do it. The rest is up to God.” (from “Knowing where to look” by Light Watkins)
“Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.”
Anne Lennox
There is so much loss. You are not alone. “We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world — the company of those who have known suffering.”
Helen Keller
Hope is a discipline, not a feeling. Sometimes, we must force ourselves to hope. Because we need hope to live. So be kind to yourself. Never give up your hope.
What lights you up? Brings a glimmer to your eye? Do it. Now. Light up the world.
Somewhere in the world, an empty picnic table longs for you. Find it. Sit for a while.
The world is on the verge of waking up. The pressure is tremendous. You never know what someone is going through. Be as kind as possible to everyone, including yourself.
Take your kindness on the road. See the world, if only from your computer.
Adjust to that, change to this, work, work, work… It’s been a lot, even if you didn’t get sick. This pandemic has asked so much from you and everyone you know. Give yourself a break. Imagine that you’re on the white sands, resting in the cool water. Breathe.
The world is filled with beauty. Take a moment to see it all. Be kind to you.
You are a RARE orchid. There’s no flower in any garden that’s like you. Treat yourself with the respect and self love you deserve.
Life is filled with many beautiful petals. You are in the center of it all. Touch every petal with kindness. You’ll find joy.
Listen — we all know that Polly wants a cracker. Or more accurately, someone taught this bird that it wanted a cracker. Did someone teach you what you wanted? Do you know what YOU want? Maybe it’s time to figure that out.
Been in a pandemic induced bubble? We’ve been doing the same things day after day for months. Suddenly, we are to act as if the bubble has burst. It’s your bubble! Give yourself time to ease into the world.
You have survived a global pandemic — at least so far. isn’t it time to do the things that terrify you? If it’s not safe where you are, you can still make plans, read books, and get ready for your new life when it’s safe. What have you got to lose?