Tag Archives: kindness

Jesus Loves the Homeless

“I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are very wise and very beautiful, but I never read in either of them, “Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden.” –St. Augustine I am truly blessed. … Continue reading

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Relational Power Tools

I love it when someone commits an offense against me. I’m not being facetious. This isn’t tongue-in-cheek. This morning I was pedaling my Gary Fisher in the rain when it hit me: interpersonal offenses are opportune moments in a relationship.

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Accidental Blessings, Part 3

I made a new friend at the Vancouver Goodwill last week. I was taking care of some dull piece of business at the counter when an employee I had never met, Greg, came by and noticed my tee shirt. I … Continue reading

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The Tower of Babel

A stranger on the other side of the world taught me that the Tower of Babel was a blessing. Let me explain. I was tooling around Facebook late last night when a lady I’ve never met accepted my friend request. … Continue reading

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Blessed Are the Peacemakers

“For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” –Matthew 7:2 There is a phenomenon described in social psychology as the fundamental attribution error, which … Continue reading

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Proverbs in Motion

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” –Prov. 15:1 I was at the Chevron getting gas when he came up to me. He was around 40, drably dressed with a scraggly beard, tousled brown … Continue reading

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Adrian

“Do not forget to show kindness to strangers, for in this way, some have entertained angels unawares.” –Hebrews 13:2 She arrived around three in the morning. I saw her through the picture window as she was approaching

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