Guard well within yourself that treasure, Kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. — George Sand.
A golf coach tells his pupil that the grip on the golf club should be like holding a bird in one’s hands, carefully — not too tight and not too loose.
When do you lose your grip on human kindness? I thought about this during my morning meditation — when my daily routine is upset, when I am under stress, when I didn’t get a good night’s sleep, or when I’m angry. I must be careful to avoid the precursors to losing my treasure — kindness.
Think about it. When I haven’t had time to process pain, betrayal, or unkindness from someone else, time has taught me to walk away. Do not judge or try to change someone but learn to walk away from someone who will cause you to lose your treasure.
Kindness is not a sign of weakness, but of strength. You can be kind without giving up power.
Be kind no matter what others do, and when you can’t be kind keep a grip on your treasure until you can be kind again.
Grant agrees with enthusiasm
It is a great kindness to smile at others and give a compliment without making people uncomfortable
I try to speak to those I meet and make an effort to make them comfortable and be unthreatening
It often makes
Grant you are the walking talking example of kindness. W.
It is NOT an act of kindness if you expect something in return.