Thursday in the Third Week of Lent

But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices god is well pleased. – Hebrews 13:16

Small kindness, small courtesies, small considerations, habitually practiced in our social intercourse, give a greater charm to the character than the display of great talents and accomplishments. – M.A. Kelty


Whether we are weak or strong, rich or poor, powerful or powerless, we can all glean a glimpse of heaven when we use kind words, sympathizing attention, and a careful attention to the sensibilities of others. These small actions cost very little, but are priceless in value. Are they not the staple of daily happiness – on the giving and receiving end? From hour to hour, from moment to moment, are we not blest in the receiving and the giving  of small kindnesses.?

About the author

Webb Hubbell is the former Associate Attorney General of The United States. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, A Game of Inches, The Eighteenth Green, and The East End are published by Beaufort Books and are available online or at your local bookstore. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps and The Eighteenth Green won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller. His latest, “Light of Day” will be on the bookstands soon.

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