The Truth About When Kindness Flew Out The Window

June 27, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Relationship Space

Have you heard of RAOK?  Random Acts of Kindness? The ones where someone at the tollgate pays for some anonymous person in the following car, or buys a latte for the next person in the cafe queue. Don’t know about you, but while I love the principle behind these generous gestures, I never think to […]

Set Kindness Free

June 21, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Living Space

Kindness slips in on soft falling feet And stands unnoticed in the crowd. With silent eyes and muted face She waits in patience for the call. There’s a desolate soul nearby Splattered in fierce bravado And none shall see, none shall know How deep the need inside. Who will recognise kindness If not someone she […]

Spiritual Kindness

June 14, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Spiritual Space

A few years ago now, I was fortunate enough to hear the wonderful Wayne Dyer speak here in Sydney. Whilst I’d been an avid reader of his books for years prior, two things about this talk have stuck with me ever since. First is a meme he offered which I pass on to as many […]

We Are Family

June 3, 2011 by  
Filed under A-ha! Space, current

Kindness is one of those things that lots of people talk about but which lots of people don’t seem to have. It is not because we are bad people. It is because kindness is something I think most of us don’t know how to define … and something we see so little, that often when […]

More Time for Me!

June 2, 2011 by  
Filed under Challenge Space, current

The first place, the absolute top priority, for us to focus kindness is on ourselves. A gentle compassion, caring and refueling of the soul is imperative. Only with a fullness of soul do we have enough to give – heartily, generously, and completely – to our friends, family and the world at large. The problem […]

A Month of Kindness

June 1, 2011 by  
Filed under current, The Space

Kindness: the quality of being friendly, generous and considerate. Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that. ~Jean Baptiste Henri Lacordaire “… only kindness can do that.” There is something about reading the word, kindness, that fills me with a warmth that has nothing to do with […]