Tag Archives: compassion

Appearance Alone

His name was David, but most just called him “the street fiddler.” David was a disheveled, older man who was a regular fixture in popular places in our city, serenading passers-by with unusual skill at his violin. In exchange for … Continue reading

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Values

What drives you to honor your values when it’s difficult to do so?  My hope and belief that if I follow through with those values, I can help make the world just a little better. I owe it to my … Continue reading

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Full of Grace and Truth

Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone” (Col. 4:5–6). EXTRA: Gracious words … Continue reading

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Mindful Conditions

Yes. Mindfulness doesn’t make us happier exactly, but it helps us know clearly when we are happy and when we are unhappy, and that means we are less likely to perpetuate our own suffering through doing things that make ourselves … Continue reading

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Gentleness

The troubles of life can make us cranky and out of sorts, but we should never excuse these bouts of bad behavior, for they can wither the hearts of those we love and spread misery all around us. We have … Continue reading

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