Quotes May 22, 2019

Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

Oh f**k, it’s only Wednesday. What’s left to do? Be kind. Just be kind.

Looking for a way to spice up your life? Ready for a real adventure. Be kind. You’ll be amazed at the doors it will open, the people you will meet, and the amazing things you will do. Being kind is the biggest adventure of all.
“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.”
Robert H. Schuller
“Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light. Try not to take it personally.”
Kamand Kojouri
“How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it.”
George Ellison
 “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.”
Kahlil Gibran
Research finds that kindness is inherent in human beings. It’s time to unlearn your unkind behavior. It’s not who or what you are. It’s something you’ve learned.
Be kind. Everyone is under tremendous pressure right now. Be kind to them and make a special effort to be kind to you.
Kindness builds the home you long for. Be kind.
Yep. Everything is overwhelming right now. There’s no question that’s true. Take a break. Don’t give up. Be kind to you.
For all of these Saturdays, I ask you to be kind. Today, give yourself the gift of quiet peace, still kindness. Give yourself the peace of love
You don’t have to say the right words. You just have to say kind words.
How’s your personal crazy doing this week? Yeah, I thought so. Let’s agree to do one act of self-kindness every day this week and dial back the crazy. We don’t have to live this way.
This week, make an appointment to spend time with someone who loves you. Face-to-face is the most powerful, but computer video call works. Telephone or chat or sitting and writing a letter. Connection is self care
Breathe. You’ve survived every “worst day of your life” so far. You’ll survive this one too. Take a breath. Let it go. You’ve got this. Be kind to you.
Nothing is better than a good book to remind you who you are and restore your faith in humanity. Call a librarian and ask what s/he recommends. Go to a book store. Ask your friends.
Peace in the world is everybody’s business, no matter where you live or what you do.” Betty Williams One way to be responsible for peace in the world is to be responsible for your own personal peace. Your peace will affect everyone around you. This is the way the world is changed.
What is kindness? It’s a behavior marked by ethical characteristics, a pleasant disposition, and concern and consideration for others. Is this you? Why not?
Want to get wet? Hang out in water. Hang out with angry people? Get angry. Hang out with kind people, get kind.
Look up. The sky is blue. The trees are coming back into leaf in the Northern Hemisphere and in autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. Breathe. It’s a beautiful world.
Here’s a trick — put your headphones on and don’t turn on anything. People will assume you’re listening to something. Silence is healing. Give yourself the gift of silence today.