Monday 18 December 2017

I'm thankful for the acts of kindness which sometimes come from the most unexpected sources

Mary Kenny

Mary Kenny

Wise mentors say we should try to draw up a "gratitude list" regularly. As the year moves towards its end, it seems the right time to compile such a list.

Grateful I made it -- so far -- through 2013, which I thought might be an unlucky year, for silly, superstitious reasons. But as we come near to its closure, I remember one of my sister's aphorisms: "Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. And all is well."

All is not well for all people, and some have great crosses. Yet, I'm thankful for the acts of kindness which sometimes come from the most unexpected sources, or from those who themselves have little.

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