I Believe That Kindness Can Pay Off In Unexpected Ways

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    Hi,I'm new here,from New Jersey ,

    living in Tennessee. I have a farm property and am looking to go off grid and self sustainable. Looking for other people to do same. I'm 85 North-East of Nashville,TN. Would like to hear from you. No religious fanatics,or tea partiers need to reply. Thank You
    NJwildchildme NJwildchildme
    66-70, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2015

    "The painful thing is

    that when we buy into disapproval, we are practicing disapproval. When we buy into harshness, we are practicing harshness. The more we do it, the stronger these qualities become. How sad it is that we become so expert at causing harm to ourselves and others. The trick then is to...
    westernguyyes westernguyyes
    46-50, M
    Nov 21, 2015

    I am a server at a restaurant

    and people have been so kind to me that sometimes I just want to cry. I have a bubbly and sassy personality and I love to make people laugh and feel welcomed. In return I'm given big tips, pizza, coloring sheets, cake, and so many smiles that I feel like I'm drowning in...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2014

    I think people often forget how the little

    acts of kindness can shape your day. A smile or a thank you has the power to uplift. Especially when you're feeling low :)
    pollyvita pollyvita
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2015

    It's Like God Sent Me An Angel

    In my life I have never expected things from people. I lived life only for me, death wasn't something to fear. If I died, then it was meant to be. I don't exactly have the best experiences to tell to others, but I couldn't complain. I always had a roof over my head and a...
    Triangless Triangless
    22-25, F
    Nov 9, 2013

    Being Kind Is Not A Gesture,Its A Habit

    A strange incident occured to me a few years backÔÇŽI had parked my car and was visiting the ATM to draw money and the moment i stepped out of my car,i witnessed a horrendous accident right in front of my eyes.I saw a girl nearly escaping death as she was unmindfully walking on...
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    7 Responses Aug 12, 2013
    Tnsouthernsweetie Tnsouthernsweetie
    46-50, F
    Jan 17, 2014

    Although kindness is not solely a Christian

    virtue, certainly Saint Paul taught that it is an important constituent part of live, and cultivating love. It can pay off in many ways, unexpected ways, and be beneficial for all involved in its exhibition.
    Bourgault Bourgault
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 15, 2014

    ... but I am not kind

    for the payoff.. it just sort of comes back in good karma. its unexpected and i do love that. :)
    deleted deleted
    Dec 16, 2014

    Be nice, be gentle, be kind.

    .. nothing worse than harsh rude words... they rip open hearts and souls; they kill the chance to get to know if someone is the way you hope...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 4, 2016
    DadOfTwoBoys DadOfTwoBoys
    51-55, M
    Feb 22, 2016

    Yes It Can

    and sometimes a little kindness means more than you think...it could mean someones world, especially since kindness and kind people are becoming more and more unheard of. next thing we know, kindness will be another myth, sitting on the shelf next to hercules.
    zydeko zydeko
    Aug 25, 2013
    doct202 doct202
    41-45, F
    Feb 27, 2015
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