Tag: kindness

Daily Reads 10.13.2019

Read: Genesis 8:11 In the story of the flood, God looked at the wickedness of man and it broke his heart. To get the full picture, read Genesis 6-8. When the flood waters receded, the dove brought back an olive branch. A… Read More

Daily Reads 10.11.2019

Read: Ephesians 4:3-6 Once in a while, Dave and I disagree. And as we discuss whatever the issue might be, we begin to polarize. You know, I go to the extreme end of my point of view, he goes to the extreme… Read More

Daily Reads 10.09.2019

Read: Ephesians 4:1 My granddaughter is two and a half. As I expected, she started asking, “Why?” a couple of months ago. Me: Finley, let’s put the toys away. Finley: Why? Me: Because we are done playing with them. Finley: Why? And… Read More

Am I More Kind?

About a year ago, I wrote about kindness in Kindness Matters. I challenged myself to intentionally practice kindness toward myself and others. Today I want to respond to the challenge I accepted that day. I find it most difficult to be genuinely… Read More

Daily Reads 10.07.2019

It was Friday morning in the dark hours of early morning when the phone rang. My daughter needed me to come be with the girls. Finley had a fever. I stumbled out of bed, grabbing my toothbrush on the way to feed… Read More

Learning as I Grow

Singapore is a green city. I am not referring to the Green City Movement which includes thousands of urban areas across the world striving to reduce negative impacts on the environment, although it is #8 on the list of Green Cities. It… Read More

You See What You Look For

My sister and I love to shell together and I learned a few tricks from her. She helped me identify coral, sponge, worm shells and others. One day she suggested we change our focus and look only for very tiny shells. She… Read More

Kindness Matters

I got a new toothbrush. It’s an automatic one that lets you know when you are finished brushing. You know, a vibration at two minutes. But this one has additional features. It gives a little “brrp brrp” every thirty seconds so you… Read More