Tuesday, July 07, 2009

In my world


In my world, kindness begets kindness. I don't think about it, it comes naturally, so these fishes are flying across land and sea and more land to one of the nicest people I know who has shown me nothing but kindness. And kindness can be just a note saying: How are you?


My challenge (and it's getting easier) is not to react to negative things. For example, I will not let meanness beget meanness. Not in my world, anyway. That doesn't mean I always ignore it; sometimes you have to state your case, but do it calmly and clearly, and then walk away. Happily, this is happening less and less in my life, and for that I am grateful.


8 comments:

  1. What an absolutely gorgeous gift!, who wouldn't love a parcel with those in? Fantastic!

    Micki x

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  2. The reason I love blogging is I get the most wonderful encouraging words form other post and then comments they leave When I need to see things brighter I can always count on some ones blog to lift me as as your has done today!!Thnaks Lucky person who gets fish in them mail !!!

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  3. This is a fine example of when receiving fish in the mail can be wonderful thing!!!

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  4. Your fish are so preciuous! Some of my fondest memories are of fishing with my grandpa on vacation.

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  5. Your fishies will be swimming to a lucky person! Good for you ! You are on the right path...Kindness, pay it forward.! Peace and love, Pam

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  6. Oh sweetie, you are so right....to respond with kindness is so much better, and also very disarming as well ~ the meanness is usually because they are very unhappy ~ hugs to you Colette! xxoo, Dawn

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  7. Congrats on having your charminf fishies in Somerset Life!! Good luck on your quest! at this point in my life I could never make such a change..LOL! I e-mailed you. It sucks because the next meet is when I'm in Buffalo, then the following one I will be at the Cottage. Hopefully I'll be able to attend the September one! Miss you too!

    Sandy xoxo

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  8. wonderful way to look at life. as i like to say just let it roll. life is too short to hold grudges.

    these fish are just delightful!!!

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