Sometimes the kindness is crazy out of this world. It doesn’t look like anything you have ever seen. It comes from and to people you don’t know. Sometimes it comes from people you have known a long time. Love it. Share it.
We are artists. We are scientists. We shape policy. We take care of family. We are amazing women who live rich lives and find worth were others see no value.
Sometimes it is most difficult to give kindness to the person you think least deserves it. This week I have been challenged in being kind to folks who have frustrated me. I have to dig deep to find it. So dig deep y’all.
There is a moment in kindness when it stops being about you and starts being about the world around you.
This month’s affirmation is Kindness, which is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.
Patience can be squeezed to the limits. You feel the pressure on all sides, but hold on. Something good will come from it.
You may have noticed that each month I have posted a word as an affirmation. It has been an attribute one can develop that will help them live a full life. As I have posted, I have experienced.
This past month’s word has been patience.
During the month of August I have had the opportunity to practice patience. It has been stretched to limits I didn’t even know I had. Daily as I waited for things to happen, I was reminded of the character I was developing. It was not my intention to practice this. It has not been easy, but it has been fun.
I have not been waiting on a word from a doctor, or a job or some miraculous event.
It has just been everyday things. But there have been other attributes, like love.
In the beginning, I was not paying attention or making direct connections to what was happening around me and the words for each month. But as I experience more of them, it really makes me conscious of which words are chosen.
One of my favorites…
But the truth is I have loved all of them. They are a part of me and I guess my hope is that they will be a part of you too.
It is a marathon to gain patience, not a 100 meter sprint.
Admit it. Sometimes your patience is thin. Mine is. So we pray.