Tag Archives: kindness

Talk to me – I’m just like you

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ― Leo Buscaglia … Continue reading

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Sticks and stones are nothin’: Words are the real killers

“Love and peace…and also disturbance and destruction begin at home” “Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me.” Many of us, at least those of us who grew up in North America, are familiar with … Continue reading

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Oh what a night: The power of friendship

And now the conclusion to the story I posted on July 2 about the most strikingly meaningful night in recent family history.  Last we left our struggling songstress… “The intermission ended and the house lights dimmed – a single spotlight illuminated … Continue reading

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