A Bit Like Gene Kelly Dancing in the Rain

“I firmly believe in small gestures: pay for their coffee, hold the door for strangers, over tip, smile or try to be kind even when you don’t feel like it, pay compliments, chase the kid’s runaway ball down the sidewalk and throw it back to him, try to be larger than you are— particularly when it’s difficult. People do notice, people appreciate. I appreciate it when it’s done to (for) me. Small gestures can be an effort, or actually go against our grain (“I’m not a big one for paying … [Read more...]

Rules for an Extraordinary Life

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Values – Pass It On

Today is Follow Friday on Java's Never Growing Old blog (thanks, Java!) and I love to get folks hopping over from the blog hop so if this is your first time here --WELCOME! I thought about what I should write about today and I found this great website--Values.com ---that is just one of the best places to hang out and spend some time.  You hear so much about all the negativity in the world and all the bad things but this place offers alternatives to all of the negativity that abounds in our … [Read more...]