My friend Larry, in Texas, has timely thoughts on today’s society.
Out running some errands today, I passed by a school.
In front of the school was their sign, with the name of the school, and a place for cute sayings, important reminders of school events, whatever.
On the sign today was a saying that caught my attention, because it struck me as more than just a simple saying. It was more like an earnest plea to the human race.
It just said, “Make kindness normal.”
And immediately, I considered the implications of that simple statement. Does this even need to be said? Is kindness so abnormal, we actually need this reminder to bring it back to a level where it’s just what is expected?
And I knew full well the answer to both those questions: Yes.
I’ve noticed for yearsa steady erosion of kindness, manners, courtesy, civility, unselfishness; the things that separate the humans from the animals. Everybody’s…
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