Tag: Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

Quotes December 11, 2019

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Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.”
Harold S. Kushner
“You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.”
Pubilius Syrus
Listen. I get it. Ruminating is your super power. STOP PICKING AT IT. Let it be. If you can’t DO something about it, you cannot mind meld it into changing. Stop picking at it. Your mental health depends on it.
Kindness melts the coldest of hearts. Be kind.
Everyone is in the middle of massive change. Be kind
In the last few years, we’ve talked a lot about what we DON’T want. It’s time to turn out attention to what we want. What is your dream? What would you like to see happen in your life and the world? Then climb every mountain until you find your dream.
No matter where you live, make sure to get at least 20 minutes of direct sunlight. We were meant to be in the air and sun. Be kind to you.
It’s time to laugh more. Play more. Enjoy your life. While you’re at it, be kind.
Start every day with kindness and you will live a kind life.

Quotes December 01, 2019

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Holiday Instructions to Live by: DON’T BE AN ASSHOLE. If you cannot hold back your assholery, then step away this year.

You were born to shine bright. The kindest thing you can do is to slough off the shadow of this time and shine on. Be kind. Shine on.
Be kind to you. Eat pie first.
In the coldest hour. be kind. The warm sun will come again.
Your mood as black as Black Friday? Put the credit card down, Get outside. See friends. Laugh. Read a good book. Sleep. Watch a movie. Be kind to another – feel better.
Thankful for every step on this precious earth. Be kind. Enjoy each step, each breath, with thanks.

Quotes November 13, 2019

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“Everyone can be rude and EVERYONE CAN BE KIND.”
Jacob Tremblay So, be kind.
“Be kind to people whether they deserve your kindness or not. If your kindness reaches the deserving, good for you; if your kindness reaches the undeserving, take joy in your compassion.”
James Fadiman and Robert Frager, Essential Sufism
“Being a strong (hu)man includes being kind.”
Barack Obama
“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”
Malala Yousafzai
Be kind. Unless you can be fantastic. Then be fantastically kind.
“To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.”
Mary Stuart
Hey, I get it. The world feels like its a mess right now. No one can fix it all at once. For this week, let’s try to have fun. Having fun builds up our resistance to the bs of life. So get out there. Have some fun. Be kind to you.
Can you believe it? The sky makes these colors. It just does it. No one tells it to be beautiful, it just is. No one is ever going to tell you to be kind. (Well, except me.) The great thing is that you are kind.
Feeling cold? Being kind will warm your heart and your life.
Be kind. The world needs your kindness, now more than ever.
Every once in a while, it’s good to take a bird’s eye view of our lives. Ask yourself — are you living a kind life? Kind to yourself? Kind to the world? Kind to the people in your life? Kind to strangers? If not, how are you going to change things?
Today is a brand new day. Be kind – extend the glory.
Feel lonely? Be kind to every being you meet. Feel distraught? Be kind. This time will be remembered as a time of great loneliness and despair. Be kind to everyone you meet, including yourself.
Don’t you dare give up on yourself. Don’t you dare give up on your art. Don’t you dare give up on your friends and family (unless they are toxic or injuring you.) Don’t you dare give up on your dreams. Don’t you dare give up now, especially.
Kindness is everywhere. Be kind. Join the movement.
Everyone around you is feeling a little dry and brittle right now. Be kind.
Listen, everyone I know is stressed out. The stress is quite literally killing people. Our energy for chaos is limited. This week, let’s promise to take a break to breath. Be kind to yourself. Be kind to your own energy.
Drip, drip, drip. Stress, trauma, political freak-show — it all adds up. Be kind to yourself. Be kind to everyone.

Quotes October 26, 2019

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“If you just get out of your own way… It is amazing what will come to you.”
“Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your two ears.”
Laird Hamilton
Fall is a great time to let go of what hurts you. Just let it go. For everything you let go of, you make space for new blessings.
What if we agree that this week, we’re going tune out the negativity that dims our shine. Shine on, this week. Shine on.
Want to float away? Maybe it’s time to take a break from the world. Set down the phone. Turn off the computer. Breathe. All of that chaos will be there tomorrow.
Here’s a flower just for you. May it brighten your day, bring you hope, and allow you to smile — if only for today. Being kind will spread your joy.
Tree stretch up to the sky. Be kind to the world. Plant a tree or 12.

Quotes October 19, 2019

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“Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.”
J.K. Rowling

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
Roy T. Bennett
“Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.” Marlene Dietrich | So be tender. Be interesting.
Every one around you is frail right now. Be kind.
You are not called to be right. That’s easy. You are called to be kind. Do what’s hard. Be kind.
Heroes are kind in the face of someone else’s rage. Be kind. Be a hero.
Reading kindness quotes won’t make you a kind person. Get out there. Be kind.
No matter where you are in the world, this is a time of transition. Whether it’s your government or simply the weather, everyone is under strain and pressure. Be kind.
This is a beautiful world. If you haven’t had a chance to get out into it recently, today is a great day to plan a breathing day. Be kind to you.
To do: Be kind to everyone in my life today, including me.
When you look at your life now, are you on a kind road? Or have anger, frustration, and bitterness landed you on a path you never intended to be on? Today’s a good day to make a course correction back to kindness.
Everything around you is in the midst of major change. How can you not be kind?

Quotes October 07, 2019

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“Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.”
Mary Schmich
“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.”
Robin Williams
This is a beautiful place. Breathe it in. Be kind.
At some point, everything that feels permanent today will give way and the jungle will move in. Be kind today while you can.
We live in a crazy, chaotic time. It’s exhausting and can be disheartening. What are you going to do this week to take special care of yourself?
Take a deep breath, and let it go. It’s okay to not respond, to say nothing at all. Be kind.
We never know what the road ahead will bring us. Be kind anyway.
The leaves let go in fall. What could you let go of? Hatred? Difficult friends? Letting go is a true act of self-kindness.
I get a lot of feedback that kindness is weakness and “we don’t want to be weak.” The truth is that kindness takes a lot of strength. A lot of strength. It takes daily practice to be strong enough to be kind when you must.

“The world is full of kind people… If you cannot find one, be one.”

Quotes September 26, 2019

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“Hate ricochets, but kindness does too.”
Robin Roe
Oh Thursday, why must you taunt me so? Be kind to yourself and everyone you know today. We’re all wishing it was Saturday.
When they tell you to stop talking, shine on. When they tell you that you’re wrong, shine on. When they tell you to “be good”, shine on. Seriously, just shake your head at the noise and shine on.

It feels dark, right now. Day always follows night. The sun will rise again. For now, light a candle. Be kind — share your light in the dark. Change is coming.
Feeling out there on your own? Time to be more kind. Be kind to everyone and you won’t be alone for long.
A lot of people work on Saturdays. Be kind to them. A lot of people exercise on Saturday mornings. Be kind to them. A lot of people do sports or art or write or work on the house or garden or walk to dogs or… You know what to do — be kind
Feeling up a tree? Don’t panic. Take a breath and enjoy the view. The chaos will wait. In the middle of it all, be kind to you.
Listen, we live in a cause and effect universe. We are ALL bound by this law. It might take a while, but all of us feel the results of our action. Never doubt.

Quotes September 16, 2019

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“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.”
Og Mandino
“Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.”
Mary Schmich
“Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.”
Dalai Lama
Being kind is the cure for extreme self-centeredness.
“Do you love the world? Do you believe the world loves you back?” In “The Braiding of Sweetgrass”, Robin Wall Kimmerer asks this question.
How would you answer this question? And why?
Sometimes the kindest thing you can do is find a nice place to sit and wait out the hysteria. Be kind to you, first so that you have the energy to be kind to others.
The sun goes down on everyone at one time or another. Be kind.
What do you need to be your best this week? How can you add it into your plans?

Quotes September 08, 2019

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It’s Sunday. In the Western Hemisphere, summer is beginning to fade. What are you going to fill your September with? May we recommend kindness. A kind life is a happy life. Try it.
“You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.”
Captain Beefheart
“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.”
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The future is obscured for us all. This is a time of great change. Be kind now, while you can.
I get it. He said something awful and you got mad. Remember all of those times that you’ve said something stupid? We all do it all the time. Take a deep breath. Be kind.
Sick of the chaos? The world is filled with beauty. Take your eyes off the chaos for an hour or 10. Be kind to you.
Thank you sun for rising today so beautifully . Thank you world for supporting me. Thank you for another chance to be kind.
Sometimes, the kindest thing you can do is light a candle and send a kind thought out to the world.

Oy. A new week. Stop just for a moment. Put your hand on your heart. Is it beating? Take a breath. Imagine perpetrating a kindness. Get to work. Everything else will fall in line.

Quotes August 31, 2019

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“Together we can change the world, just one random act of kindness at a time.”
Ron Hall
“Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.”
Annie Lennox
Sunflowers turn their face to the light. You can do this as well. Let go of dark people and their dark thoughts. Turn your face to kindness and light.
There is so much crazy stuff going on right now. Who knows what’s really going on? Don’t judge. Be kind.
As summer begins to wane, remember to be kind — especially to yourself.
When it’s dark, look for the stars. Can’t find a star? Be one by being kind.
Stop standing around with the other stunned and silent ostriches (emus?) staring at what he’s doing. All you are asked to do in this life is be kind. Yes. Being kind is more than enough.
Can I just hide here for a year or two? Take the time you need. Return when your mind and heart are clear. Be kind to you.
Somewhere in the world right now, spring is just beginning. No matter how tired and disheartened you are right now, spring will come to your life, sooner than you think. Hold on. Spring is coming for you. Plant the seeds by being kind.
This world is truly a magical place. Kindness is your conduit to the extraordinary. Be kind.
There is magic in every moment. Be kind to all. Unlock the wonder.