Precious Gifts

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“The most

precious gift

we can offer

anyone

is our

attention.”

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Thich Nhat Hanh

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A grief shared is the beginning of healing.

A happiness shared is the gift of kindness.

Today, listen closely, give the greatest gift

to those who need healing and compassion.

Today, pay close attention to others,

do not listen just so that you may reply,

listen so that you may be the kind, patient, tolerant,

forgiving, and loving person God wants you to be.

Kindness is compassionate listening.

Kindness is the beginning of a life filled with love.

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ME and the Boss

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About meandtheboss

Jack of some trades, master of none. Happy to help when I can. Becoming a curmudgeon and learning to love it. View all posts by meandtheboss

4 responses to “Precious Gifts

  • hillbillyzen13

    You’ve probably thought of this already, but your posts would make an excellent daily inspirational calendar. Just sayin’.

    • Michael_e

      One of these days…hopefully…
      2010…Happiness is..
      2011…Love is..
      2012…Life is..
      2013…Kindness is… (almost 3 months down and 9 to go..)
      Just a whole bunch of calendars…
      2014…God willing…something will be..
      Thanks for the comment.
      Love, hugs and prayers..ME and the Boss

  • Angie

    I agree an inspirational calendar is a great idea, I’d be first in line to get a copy!!

    • Michael_e

      Thanks…great idea…at the end of this year I will have four years of dailies, that would include a leap year and the calendar would last a lifetime. ME and the Boss

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