“I don’t fear death so much as I fear its prologues: loneliness, decrepitude, pain, debilitation, depression, senility. After a few years of those, I imagine death presents like a holiday at the beach.”
~ Mary Roach
In the midst of life there is death. We all know this but we hate to think about dying. We resist not only the thought of dying but the actual act of dying to the fullest. Our goal? To live as long as possible – of course! Who wouldn’t want to have children, see said children have their own children, contribute to mankind, have a purpose bigger than ourselves or be the most awesome person in the life of another? Every.Last.One.Of.Us.
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“One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.” Proverbs 11:24-25 (NIV)
Today is World Kindness Day! How awesome is that?
And did you know the World Kindness Movement started World Kindness Day in 1998 or that its observation has since spread to 28 countries? No? Well, neither did I but you can go here to learn more.
In a nutshell then, our focus today is simple: we have to be kinder and more considerate of others, we have to show love and genuine compassion for our fellow humans, and most of all we have to remember that it does not cost a lot of money if any at all to simply be … kind; just ask Glen Campbell and then in kindness, share this post 🙂