Tag Archives: Kindness

Thought For the Day: Neither Genius, Fame, Nor Love Show the Greatness of the Soul. Only Kindness Can Do That

“Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that.” -Jean Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, preacher, journalist, and activist (12 May 1802-1861)

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A Life Lived Publicly

A Life Lived Publiclyby Michael DoyleWe walk through life brisklyThinking thoughts ironicallyAbout a life lived publiclyWhen it cannot be lived privatelyThere are eyes most everywhereAs the cameras blink and others stareIt only works if we live comfortablyWith the feeling we’re … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Ideals Which Have Lighted My Way, and Time After Time Have Given Me New Courage To face Life Cheerfully, Have Been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth

“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth.” – Albert Einstein, physicist, Nobel laureate (14 Mar 1879-1955)

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First Principles: Clothe Yourselves With Tenderhearted Mercy, Kindness, Humility, Gentleness, and Patience

“Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so … Continue reading

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Interiorly Designed

Interiorly Designedby Michael DoyleThe things that come along to discern thisThat God places use where we can learn goodnessHow then can we make the most of it and embraceWhere God has put us in our time and spaceTo make the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Kindness In Ourselves Is the Honey That Blunts the Sting of Unkindness In Another

“Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.” -Walter Savage Landor, writer and activist (30 Jan 1775-1864)

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Words To Think

Words To Thinkby Michael DoylePraying for blessing and favorAll words linked, meant to savorIn a world changing fastSo many moments that do not lastIn this living age of accelerationWe find many moments of fascinationLiving moments of radical transformationPast a bygone … Continue reading

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Wishing You All A Very Blessed St. Nicholas Day, 2021!!

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Thought For the Day: I Have Learnt Silence From the Talkative, Toleration From the Intolerant, and Kindness From the Unkind; Yet Strange, I Am Ungrateful To These Teachers

“I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” -Kahlil Gibran, poet, and artist (1883-1931)

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There You Are, It’s Spoken

There You Are, It’s Spokenby Michael DoyleOh, it’s a messy messIf only the truthYou would confessA shake of a handUsed to be the bondSincerity, we could understandBut when you pretendSnaking aroundAs if it’s something you can defendWhy you stalk and … Continue reading

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