Kindness does wonderful things to a face.

To exercise kindness in this time and place is so important. Don’t hesitate. If we reach out with good intentions and compassion seeds are planted. Seeds necessary for survival. 

Be kind…

Life is so hard, how can we be anything but kind?


The Network for Grateful Living– Facebook page

The Shepherd’s Way

Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder.
Help someone’s soul heal.
Walk out of your like a shepherd.

Rumi found in FB

Fields of Light

Awake, my dear,
Be kind to your sleeping heart,
Take it out into the vast
fields of Light,
And let it breathe. 

Quote- Hafiz
Image – found on Contemplative Monk (Facebook)

Acts of kindness 

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.  AESOP

A Network of Grateful Living

We have what we need (a timely repost)

Geese appear high over us,
pass, and the sky closes. Abandon,
as in love or sleep, holds
them to their way, clear
in the ancient faith: what we need
is here. And we pray, not
for new earth or heaven, but to be
quiet in heart, and in eye,
clear. What we need is here. –

Wendell Berry

So much of this world is in turmoil. Both far away and very near. Take care not to let it consume you. Along with turmoil there can be a far-reaching sense of scarcity. There are those who have more than they could ever need and others who have nothing. The images before us are scary and often heart-breaking.

We have little ‘control’ over the BIG picture. But in  the streets where we live, there we can make a difference. There we can help transform the fear of scarcity into the peace of abundance. As we live in faith – knowing that ‘what we need is here’, may seeds of hope be planted.