Short and . . .

Post 28/2022 Sunday 13 November . . . Short and . . . what? Sweet, yes. Mighty. Tall. Curly. Simple. Brief. I’m going for “brief” in the sense of brief and pleasant. Today is World Kindness Day, so designated by the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation. Without further ado, let’s take a look at some tips to make kindness the norm in one’s daily life.

Anyone can fulfill the kindness tasks for others and for self

What follows is a quote on kindness from Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894). Be kind to the time period, short of all, and insert inclusive language.

“To be honest, to be kind–to earn a little and to spend a little less, to make upon the whole a family happier for his presence, to renounce when that shall be necessary and not be embittered, to keep a few friends, but these without capitulation–above all, on the same grim condition, to keep friends with himself–here is a task for all that a man has of fortitude and delicacy.”

Week’s roundup in pictures

An Amish farmer (horses barely visible on the left) picking corn.



One thought on “Short and . . .

  1. Such good advice. One of Princess Diana’s most inspiring quotes was the following. “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.”
    I remember a time when I wasn’t sure if I had enough to pay for my groceries but I did with 5 dollars left over. I taped it to the wall of where you return shopping carts and wrote on a note to whoever finds it to enjoy an unexpected surprise. That was a long time ago but to this day the act of doing that warms my heart.


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