The good Samaritan ministered to the man in need, he showed him kindness and compassion. He did not stop to consider how the man got himself into his predicament, nor did he assume he was suffering because of his own foolish decisions. He was kind simply because it mattered.
Stop Being Offended! 7 Ways of Thinking - Part Two Before heading out into that big, bad world filled with potentially thoughtless people, remember these seven ways of thinking. Life is about learning how we feel about ourselves, how we deal with others
You Are What You Love
You Are What You Love- When my mother was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, her doctor said she had a few years. Despite chemo rounds, we watched her decline quickly. A short seven months after the diagnosis, she was gone. It’s been two years now, and I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on the things I learned from my mother. It’s interesting how in retrospect you forget a lot of things– except the important ones.
Choosing joy is more than a mindset, it is a matter of changing our focus.
As #parents, we are given the awesome #responsibility of #raising up the next generation of #leaders, in this nation. We need to be a people motivated by #compassion. And we need to #teach our kids to be likewise. #Helping our #kids to recognize the signs of exclusion, and giving them practical ideas of how they can exhibit #kindness is a good start!
Revisit Your Memories - Sharing experiences connect people together. Making positive memories with others makes friendships. Sometimes, people experience negativity that is outside their control. Those memories also have the power to bind and unify people
Finding Christ in My Eating Disorder
Finding Christ in My Eating Disorder When I walked through the halls of my new school, my heart flooded with fear. Apparently, designer jeans, athletic ability, and confidence determined one’s popularity—all of which I lacked. I was wearing hand-me-downs from our neighbors. I came in last at every track meet. And I was painfully shy.