Kindness

Kindness is Learnable and We Need Kindness Now

Kindness is Learnable and We Need Kindness Now
Wise Readers: Science proves that kindness is learnable; current events show that it’s so needed now. You’ve often heard me say that without being and finding a partner who is kind and respectful—not just when things are going their way, but as a habit—love won’t last. Fortunately, there are solid, science-supported resources for becoming more kind.  Doug Carnine’s two one-minute long videos about his books will remind you of the value of kindness. The first video, about his inspirational book Saint Badass: Personal Transcendence in Tucker M...
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Kindness: ESPECIALLY When It’s Not Easy

Kindness: ESPECIALLY When It’s Not Easy
In Paul’s 1 Corinthians 13 treatise on love, we’re told love is kind. We are NOT told love is kind when it’s easy or beneficial. Neither are we told love is less kind when it knows it’s kindness will be ignored or attacked. Love is kind, period. It’s easy to be kind when things are going well. When the bills are paid and there is money left, when the kids are doing well, when you enjoy spending time with your wife, and when sex happens more days than it does not. But when money is tight, the kids are a mess, you look for ways to escape being in the same room as y...
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