Category Archives: love

Kindness always reproduces itself

Years ago, a poor boy went begging for a meal. But he lost his nerve when a pretty girl opened the door, so he just asked for a glass of water. However, she thought he looked hungry and she gave … Continue reading

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Making the best, even when you don’t have it.

A nurse wrote about having removed some stitches from an elderly man who was anxious to keep another appointment. She assumed it was with one of the doctors in the clinic, but it turned out that he wanted to have … Continue reading

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I doesn’t matter

Some years ago the Readers Digest reported the case of Angie and David whose house burned down. Angie’s first act was to hunt through the blackened ruins searching for any photo albums that had survived. She managed to find some … Continue reading

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The only thing that really matters

Years ago, Harvard University began a study that has tracked the lives of three hundred former male students, paying close attention to the various physical, relational, psychological and spiritual factors that have shaped their lives. And now this study, called … Continue reading

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The essence of spirituality

I know of a woman who was locked into a loveless marriage with a man who was so demanding that he wrote out a list of things he required of her, and insisted that she read them every day. Some … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule

That simple concept we call the Golden Rule seems to be universal. Jesus said we should ‘do to others as we would have them do to us.’ Hinduism teaches that ‘Those gifted with intelligence should always treat others as they … Continue reading

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That’s love

Kids have a wonderful capacity for recognizing what’s real. Here’s what some of them say about love: ‘When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the … Continue reading

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