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Author Archives: Tim Gatewood
Originally posted on A Year of Living Kindly:
“Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn’t block traffic.” (Dan Rather) Over the last few years of exploring kindness, writing about it, and occasionally talking about it, one of the…
Here is another excellent piece from the maven of kindness, Donna Cameron. Her entire blog is filled with such wonderful thoughts, expressed so well, that I can’t say enough about it. Go! Read! “Kind words can be short and easy … Continue reading
What if we took to heart the Great Commandments and truly cared for other people, especially the widows, the orphans, the sick, and the prisoners? What would that look like? What if for-profit insurance had never been allowed for health care? Would … Continue reading
I had intended to share this while that month was still going on so that my readers could participate. Please forgive me for missing the boat on that! In any case, it’s a lovely idea and worth visiting Ritu’s blog … Continue reading
That moment when you find it necessary to do something that you previously ranted & raved about when other people did it. Please forgive me, everyone, for my much-spouted-but-now-I-realize-was-wrong demand that you: tell me immediately if anything I do upsets … Continue reading