Tag Archives: caring about others

Not Today

Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. Oprah Winfrey Selling an old sofa on Craig’s list and delivering it yesterday brought an … Continue reading

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16 Habits Of Highly Sensitive People: Part One

Do you feel like you reflect on things more than everyone else? Do you find yourself worrying about how other people feel? Do you prefer quieter, less chaotic environments? If the above sound true to you, you may be highly … Continue reading

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5 Things That End Friendships…

Circumstances change. We change. And we’re not supposed to spend forever with people who don’t help us to enjoy life or teach us things about the world or ourselves or who generally don’t serve a purpose other than to frustrate … Continue reading

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Real and True Friends

Anyone can stand by you when you’re right, but a true friend will stick by you, even when you are wrong. The best friend is the one who, in wishing me well, wishes it for my sake. The best kind … Continue reading

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Made Doing The Right Thing Look Cool

* http://www.shirleytemple.com/guestbook.html Shirley Temple Black died Monday and finding out today touched me more deeply than I would have imagined. She was grown and her child-star movies were old by the time I was born, but I came to know … Continue reading

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Two Thoughts About People

I honor and thank all my teachers: those who showed me kindness and those who hurt me; the ones who love/loved me and the ones who never will/never did; the people who were an example of what to do and … Continue reading

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Just Feed One

Play it forward is an expression for describing the beneficiary of a good deed repaying it to others instead of to the original benefactor. The concept “pay it forward” is old, but the phrase is believed to have been coined … Continue reading

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12 Steps To Third World Living

It generally is very difficult for Americans… to comprehend the realities of daily life for the billion-plus people who constitute “the poorest of the poor.” For these people, the question “What Is Enough?” has a very different meaning. This little … Continue reading

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With Open Eyes

One day last week the streets around the Super Wal-Mart were clogged with cars much like ants swarming from a ‘stomped-on-anthill’. Inwardly lost in my own thoughts about what I needed to buy and yet had to do, my view … Continue reading

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So We Don’t Forget

Like Thread Through a Needle (First posted one year ago on December 16, 2012) Even just the thought of what I am about to write makes my eyes well up. Last evening watching a performance of “The “Nutcracker” there was … Continue reading

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