Sunday, July 24, 2011

On the world needing kindness

"Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them."
Dalai Lama
I can't quite explain why these words seem to resonate more strongly with me today than they normally would. On second thought, maybe I can. Whatever. Maybe if more of us took the time to heed these words, our world would be a far kinder, gentler place than it currently is.

We can always hope, right?


Alexia said...

Many bereft families and friends will be needing kindness at the moment, that's for sure.

Hope? I'm an optimist most of the time, but sometimes it's hard to maintain that. Luckily, most people are good, or so I firmly believe. What hurts is when innocent people are damaged by people who are evil or insane.

theMuddledMarketPlace said...


That's my favourite word

Linda Namatai. C said...

So true. Please read my post 'More than a billion tremors'.....resonates with this.