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True, Kind, Necessary

True, Kind and Necessary are three tests to apply to words before we speak them, and only that which meets all three should be spoken. I consider myself a secular Buddhist, and find great insight in the words attributed to Siddhartha, as well as many of those who have followed in his footsteps. This board is for positive words that inspire mindfulness and loving-kindness.

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True, Kind, Necessary

True, Kind, Necessary

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The Ultimate Gossip Test by Socrates – Three Filters of Truth, Goodness and Usefulness

The Ultimate Gossip Test by Socrates – Three Filters

Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? - from The Children's Story Garden, stories collected by a committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1920 (Quakers)

Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?

Is It True? Is It Necessary? Is It Kind? - by Mary Ann Pietzker, 1872

It only takes one Negative comment to kill a dream.

If you can't be Kind, be Quiet

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

Pink Letterpress Poster, Room Decor for Teen Girl, Children's Wall Art, Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful 11x17 Print, Big Letters

Letting go

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. - Buddha


Speak When You Are Angry & You Will Make The Best Speech You Will Ever Regret - Ambrose Bierce

Daily Thought for August 17, 2012

It is possible to express your opinions... without being sarcastic, rude, insulting, hostile, petty, derogatory & mean.

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were goin to be dead by midnight.

Before you act...

Inspirational quotes | From up North

Before You Speak, THINK

Homespun With Love: Little Reminders:{Free Prints}


True, Kind, Necessary

You are not alone in this world. Please be considerate of others.

Life, the universe and Nuffing...: A gentle reminder...

Make Promises Sparingly and keep them faithfully. Never miss the opportunity to compliment and encourage. Refuse to talk negatively, don't partake in gossip. Before you speak, think how you would feel in the receiver's place.

Live Online: Think before you speak..
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    Marsha Fifer

    Think before you speak OR TYPE!

Kind, Necessary, True kitty

Before you speak, ask: Is it true, kind, necessary?

Before you speak, ask yourself if what you are going to say is True, Helpful, Inspiring, Necessary, Kind.

Shady Creek Lane: True? Helpful? Inspiring? Necessary? Kind?

Before you speak, ask yourself: Is it kind, is it necessary, is it true and does it improve upon the silence?

Before you speak, ask yourself: Is it kind, is it true, is it necessary, does it improve upon the silence?

Before You Speak... T-Shirt