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I Believe In Kindness

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    I Truly Value Kindness - Above All Else.

    I believe kindness is one of the most fundamental bases of our soul. And in being kind, we are being true to who we really are. In that sense, everybody wins. Especially kindness in thought. Because I believe any true actions, begin in thoughts - as well as your heart - it shows...
    watchfulsoul watchfulsoul 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2010

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    Differentisgood Differentisgood 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Always Demonstrate Kindness

    I think it is everyones natureis to act in kindness.  You're probably thinking, "Then why are so many people so rude?"  It's because they are out of balance with their own true nature, and are therefore not happy with their own inner being.  They think...
    justbeit justbeit 51-55, M 2 Responses May 19, 2010

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    DarkUnicorn DarkUnicorn 22-25, F May 29

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    I Believe ,...

    I believe kindness is a must. At work, at home , during any kind of social  situation. I mean why be grumpy , it’s so much easier to be kind. I want to be treated in a kind way myself so I try to extend that courtesy to others…even at times when they don’t deserve it! LOL...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    Easier Said Than Done, I'm Afraid

     Kindness is taking a second before opening your mouth.  Kindness is trying to understand in advance, what the other person needs right that moment, not just barging in on them.  Kindness if actually helping and not just saying platidues.  Kindness is what you...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 26 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    I believe in respecting others

    and showing them kindness; of being tolerant and accepting no matter what. I don't agree with words such as "*****" or "****" which are only used with a negative connotation. Speaking only negative thoughts does nothing for the world. Sometimes, in the world we've grown up in...
    Brianabear Brianabear 18-21, F Jun 27

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    A Simple Pleasure

    It takes no effort, merely a twitchTo brighten a day, and not be a _itchYou can do it without making a soundSpread that joy all aroundSMILE ...
    ItsWindy ItsWindy 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2011

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    No Reason Not To Be Kind

    Who does it hurt to be kind? I mean really? I don't understand the trend of people being mean these days.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2011

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    The Girl With The Hollow Eyes

    I once read a quote written by a Catholic Priest, it has changed my life. "My heart is pierced by gentle things trapped in cruel circumstances" After reading this quote I became involved with CASA, (Volunteer) Court Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 7 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    I want to believe in the kindness of people

    again so bad...I want to stop being suspicious and stop feeling like I always bother ...
    ai12ci45lef000 ai12ci45lef000 18-21, F Apr 30

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    I'm new to EP and this is my first story.

    The following sums up what I believe quite well: http://ibelieveinkindness.org/ While seemingly completely uncontroversial and only a good and positive thing to believe, I'm somehow in an extreme minority of what people really believe and how they really behave. I so desperately...
    KindnessHope KindnessHope 70+ 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    I hope for kindness. It is never wasted,

    and it's the most precious thing we can give. Kindness must be bound with courage though, because it's so much easier to not act than to act. And when we do not act, the moment is lost, and something that could be wonderful is terrible instead.
    Hopefullyfull Hopefullyfull 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I Do

        i believe in kindness towards each other .  being nice to each other , opening the door . helping a little old lady to their car . talking to a old man that dousn't get out very offen .
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    The Power of Kindness

    i believe in kindness and its power. simple acts of kindness can make someones day. smiles, or a helping hand, anything offered is almost always appreciated i try to be as kind as possible
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 16, 2009

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    Wamrness Is Poetry

    Let kindness speak louder. It has the gift to arrive without scaring off the birds, keeping the melody of the breeze. .  When the kindness talks, anger will shut up, startled. Normally no one fails to surrender to the voice of the kindness. But to be kind first of all, we must...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    Morning Begins...

    With kindness morning begins. Yes, there is no reason not to have a smile or a kind word during the day at any situation. We all are not perfect, and we all are in a mood sometimes. But as the day begins with a sunrise, even on a rainy day, we all are able for having a smile to...
    Chris59 Chris59 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    She Prayed For Me.

    Today a friend prayed for my over the phone, i am not really a believer in god. she knows that. she wanted me to go play, but i am sick so i said that i was not feeling very well. She said" can i pray for you? " waited and told her yes. she said "Dear god please hear my prayer...
    SadAliceSaid13 SadAliceSaid13 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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    Kindness

    Don't mistake kindness for weakness. True kindness comes from great strength and well being. It comes from being secure enough to reach out to another.   When we choose kindness we build our self up first in the act. It then builds up people around us. That works...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    There's a science behind kindness,

    I had an epiphany about this once, something so sudden that the next day the inspiration it bought was gone and so was the memory jumbled and interspersed.
    sheepInwolfsclothing sheepInwolfsclothing 22-25 1 Response Jun 18

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    Related Experiences

    Be the change you wish to see in the world. Be kind, for every person you meet is going through their own difficult battle.
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    "Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love."~ Lao Tzu
    intrigued4life intrigued4life 36-40, F Aug 20

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    💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙 I believe in pink 💖 . I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner 😀 . I believe in kissing, kissing a lot 💏 . I...
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    I'm a believer and don't consider myself a snob. I respect your right to believe as you want. I choose to believe. I have been a scientist, of sorts, all my adult life. I believe...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    Yes, courage and kindness especially to those who are maltreated.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Jul 30

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    Today in a world of constant change, we still have many unanswered questions concerning life after death. Science and technology continues to produce new discoveries with results...
    vaylorie vaylorie 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Check out Random Acts of Hazel on Facebook. It's a page dedicated to a great man that lived random acts of kindness in his everyday life, and recently lost his battle with cancer...
    smithgirl26 smithgirl26 26-30, F Aug 11

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    I don't see the point in treating someone unkindly. It only reflects negatively on yourself. I understand that people don't always see eye to eye, but where in that does it say you...
    SolitarySummer SolitarySummer 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I think everyone should be treated with kindness and given the benefit of the doubt. I love how someone reads experiences and labels a person based upon that, and won't take the...
    Desperationmaster Desperationmaster 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I don't always believe in God. It's not always easy. Believing in something , humanity , the tooth fairy is better than believing in nothing. Never having thought what happens...
    interlink2 interlink2 51-55, M 26 mins ago

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    I believe in miracles I believe in love and I believe in kindness and the only way anybody can get any of those is through the Lord Jesus Christ he will save you
    chadlawless chadlawless 41-45, M Jul 30

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    I believe the greatest human trait that we can display is compassion. If everyone had equal amounts of compassion for one another this would be a better world to be in.
    TheSpiritCarriesOn TheSpiritCarriesOn 36-40, M a week ago

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    I am absolutely in shock. I knew this young lady under a different username and I absolutely thought the world of her I thought she was an incredibly loving human being. Boy was I...
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I believe this to be true. People will enter and exit our lives in the course of our lifetime. Every once in a while you will meet someone who effects your life through a...
    greeneyedgirl12 greeneyedgirl12 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person...
    MAT5629 MAT5629 41-45, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I love my self to believe in Islam, sadly a lot of extremist saying that they are a Muslim which they are not, I feel bad for those people who killed because of the extremist like...
    Jasonaditya Jasonaditya 26-30, M 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Colossians 3:12-14: Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Jul 30

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    If we respect ourselves and love ourselves then who cares what others think? I'm not on this world to please others unless it's from kindness of my heart. To be myself is very...
    nobones07 nobones07 46-50, M Aug 2

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    All women All females They are unique They are pure They are love They are happiness They are kindness They are everything 🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸
    kimi97 kimi97 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    ... So very true, all it takes is just one small gesture of kindness to make a difference to someone's life. You will never know how something so simple as a quick hello or a smile...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    If we all do one random act of kindness daily, we just might be in the right direction
    Goliath2014 Goliath2014 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 31

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    People often forget that KINDNESS is FREE!!!
    Goliath2014 Goliath2014 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Yes, a kind person is so sexy to me. Someone who wants to help others and genuinely cares wins me over quickly. Looks are nice.....but true kindness is irresistible...;)
    dorothea779 dorothea779 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Believe. What is a belief? A belief is an acceptance that a statement is true or that something exists. Most people hold strong beliefs in religion and science and politics and the...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 4 days ago

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    I believe in God. That one is a given and a freebie. Here's ten others... 1.) Forgiveness. Forgive yourself and others. To not forgive someone is like drinking poison and...
    SimplyHearts SimplyHearts 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I have this prayer, it is filled with questions that are seemingly never answered. I pray for answers all of the time and my prayers go something like this; Why? Why have you left...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i personally.... don't share your belief on quite the same level, i think. I think it's super neat that you can find something that you have put your faith into believing. I think...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Everything starts with what you believe. I believe I may fall, then I would; I believe he doesn't love me, I then look for evidence to prove, then I found them; I believe I m...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I used to be agnostic. It started in college when I read a lot about Western and Eastern Philosophy. I couldn't really say if there's a God or if there's no God. How was I to know...
    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F 7 Responses Aug 11

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