Category Archives: Kindness

Love is Quiet When It Could Hurt Others

There are times that you have been loved and never knew it.   It wasn’t because of what someone did or said, but rather what they didn’t do or say.  Love is not always noticed; in fact, sometimes it is silent.    … Continue reading

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Love will not Retaliate

I know a pastor that had to make a difficult decision concerning a staff member  to let him go.   The individual became enraged and rather than leaving quietly began a campaign to destroy the pastor.   Somehow he got a mailing … Continue reading

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Focusing on Intentions

One of the ways I know that I genuinely love someone is the way I think about them.   The Bible states that love “thinketh no evil” (I Corinthians 13:5).   This means that I do not keep track of wrongs or … Continue reading

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Regrets from being Easily Provoked

The things I will most regret with my family aren’t the things I have done or not done, but the things I have said.    When we are easily provoked we say and do things we regret later on.    A lack … Continue reading

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How to Cultivate Consideration

The best way a person can learn propriety and manners is within the home.    When parents model consideration, children see what it looks like in a practical way.    It’s trite, but true: actions speak louder than words.   Sometimes our actions … Continue reading

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Love isn’t Rude

Before Paula and I were married we were talking about where to go on our honeymoon.   I was surprised where she wanted to go – Disney Word.   It sounded good to me and that’s where we went and had a … Continue reading

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The Erosion of Kindness

It is sad and inevitable that our love begin to cool.    I wish it weren’t so, but I know in my own life that my love for Christ and my family is not always as fervent as it should be.   … Continue reading

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