Posts Tagged ‘Kindness’

The Good Neighbor

(posted by Jeanne on 6-14-2011)

Last week I drove away from our family home for the last time and waved to its newest little resident standing at the edge of the driveway. I said a little prayer that the house and neighborhood would nurture her the way it had us… with a warm embrace. Through the rearview mirror, I watched the sun set on our children’s childhoods. I pulled over to take a longer look at the little neighborhood that for so many years surrounded our family with a big offering of love. Read more »

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Thanks…With or Without Giving?

(posted by Jeanne on 12-01-2010)

Light & Sweet:
Reaching out to others can be our ‘thank you note’ to the world… an active form of gratitude and a busy sort of prayer.

Slice of Love:

Thanks… With or Without Giving?  -From Jess

I hated thanksgiving.  My parents were divorced. It was only mom and I.  My mom thought it was wonderful to go into the city.  I remember how empty the train was.  I remember standing on the station, feeling that I wanted to be home.  The restaurants we went to were mediocre at best.  They made dishes with strange spices.  My mom had a kosher kitchen and she was a great cook. As we sat in the restaurant, Read more »

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