Beyond Kindness Tour Blog

The Beyond Kindness Tour Blog

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Merry Christmas Video

Merry Christmas Video

Hey Road Trippers! We made it to our destination!!  The Beyond Kindness Tour Sprinter Van made it through all 48 States and now Jack and Joanne are safely home awaiting Christmas with their families.  And you!  You've made it through weeks of cultivating Kindness.   I...

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Courageous Kindness

Courageous Kindness

I have maintained the opposite of kindness is not meanness.  Yes, mean people are unkind people, but guess what?  I’m an unkind people, and I don’t consider myself mean. More accurately, I believe the opposite of kindness is selfishness. We fail at kindness when we...

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Kindness Advent Calendar

Kindness Advent Calendar

Who loves Advent Calendars??  I do!  And my 33 year-old son does, as does his two younger brothers!  Even still! One year, after I had been an empty nester for awhile, I decided not to put out ALL the decorations.  Call me a Scrooge or call me lazy; I call it darn...

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KINDNESS TO DIFFICULT PEOPLE

KINDNESS TO DIFFICULT PEOPLE

She pointed. She yelled. She accused.   The words thrown at me stung like bee stings.  They stung all the way to my heart. What did I do to set her off?  Why is she reacting so forcefully? Our friendship had been building for years, now I wanted to Unfriend her for...

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Kindness to Families with Special Circumstances

Kindness to Families with Special Circumstances

Kindness to Families with Special Circumstances   When we were planning this week, I wanted it to be for families with Special Needs children as I personally know six families with special needs children (either physically, mentally, socially or emotionally...

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Kindness to the Lonely

Kindness to the Lonely

Kindness to the Lonely                                                                           I walk a lonely road The only one that I have ever known Don't know where it goes But it's home to me and I walk alone   This world is full of people.   The internet...

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Kindness with Your Dollars

Kindness with Your Dollars

“Oh no!” you might be saying.  “She’s going to ask me to give away my money!”  Well truly, I’m going to ask you to show Kindness through generosity.   See the difference??  We CAN be generous in other ways besides just with our money …with our time, our possessions,...

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KINDNESS TO THE EARTH

KINDNESS TO THE EARTH

KINDNESS TO THE EARTH   I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself what a wonderful world I see skies of blue and clouds of white The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night And I think to myself what a wonderful world ...

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Kindness to Strangers

Kindness to Strangers

Kindness to Strangers This has been a sobering week as just 50 miles north of where I live in California, fires are raging out of control devouring homes, vegetation and even lives.  The devastation is total. But it is in times of crisis when kindness shines. The...

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Kindness to our Neighbors & Community

Kindness to our Neighbors & Community

KINDNESS TO OUR NEIGHBORS & COMMUNITY Last week we concentrated on Kindness at Home.  Do we have that down?  Are we the Kindness Boss of our homes?!?!  Yeah, right.  That’s why developing kindness is like developing muscles…we need to practice every day in discipline...

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