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Main : Love : Kindness

 Stories 
Lesson from a Terrapin  (by: Pulpit Helps)
There was a boy who found a terrapin, more commonly known as a turtle. He started to examine it but the turtle pulled in its head and closed its shell like a vice. The boy was upset and he picked up a stick to try to pry it open.
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Lincoln and the Little Girl  (by: Charles W. Moores)
In the old days, when Abraham Lincoln was one of the leading lawyers of the State, he noticed a little girl of ten who stood beside a trunk in front of her home crying bitterly.
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Little Dwarf, The  (by: Roger Dean Kiser, Sr.)
I was sixteen years old when I completed my Army basic training at Fort Gordon, Georgia, and decided to take my leave in Jacksonville, Florida, where I had been raised in a orphanage, before being sent to Fort Wainwright, located in Fairbanks Alaska.
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Little Survivors  (by: Dani)
The little girl's angel eyes got filled with tears, but she smiled at me and took my hand and said, "I wish I was your little girl because I know she is safe with you and you would never let her daddy hurt her. I really wish I had a mommy like you."
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Love and the Cabbie  (by: Art Buchwald)
I was in New York the other day and rode with a friend in a taxi. When we got out, my friend said to the driver, "Thank you for the ride. You did a superb job of driving."
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Man Who Had Plenty, The  (by: Jerry Ullman)
The old blind man said, "The most wonderful part is that I found a family that really needed the clothes."
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Marbles  (by: Author Unknown)
During the waning years of the depression in a small southeastern Idaho community, I used to stop by Brother Miller's roadside stand for farm-fresh produce as the season made it available. Food and money were still extremely scarce and bartering was used, extensively.
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Meeting God  (by: Author Unknown)
There once was a little boy who wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase with Twinkies and a six-pack of root beer and he started his journey.
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Not on My Watch  (by: Caryl Vittorio)
I was on the shoulder of a busy tollway in the Chicago metropolitan area, looking in the trunk for my tools and spare tire. I had changed tires before -- that was no big deal -- but I was worried about being accosted by another person while stuck on the side of the road, orbeing hit by a passing car.
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Return to the Heart  (by: Sang Le)
A couple years ago, I came to a lady's house to buy some vitamins. Upon entering the house, I noticed that there was an electronic keyboard on the stand, leaning against the wall. Being a piano music lover and player, I asked if the woman played.
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 Related Resources 

Books
 ++ 101 Ways to Reach Your Community
 ++ Conspiracy of Kindness
 ++ Random Acts of Kindness

 

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