Significant Events Often Hinge on Small Kindnesses

The “small” things are the “big” things in life.

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It really is the little things that make the most difference in our lives.

The first cup of coffee of the day.
The grocery store line you speed through fast.
The lights you make on the way home.
The first bite of a luscious dessert.
The phone call from a friend you’ve been missing.
The aroma of a fragrant candle wafting through the house.
The chubby fingers of a toddler reaching for yours.
The last rays of sun peeking over the horizon (
or a barn.)

All these “little things” warm my heart.

And so do the people who help make them happen.

If we’re honest, none of us has gotten where we are without the generosity of others. Each of us stands where we are today because someone (or a lot of someones) said yes to our requests for help (or better yet…

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