Motivating people to practice intentional acts of kindness

Have you seen the new Care and Kindness video?


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Care and Kindness Ministries


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There Are Hurting People Around Us

This video illustrates the mission of Care and Kindness Ministries, which is to increase everyone's awareness of the fact that they are surrounded by people who need our kindness.



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Life is a Gift

We Must Use Every Day and Cherish with all Our Heart

Our earthly life is not a mere passing-through. We are "the light of the world" and we are expected to work at and enjoy brightening the world —in any small way we can.  We are to fight for life — Heaven can wait. There is work to do here, now; relationships to tend to; beauty to be celebrated; wonders to behold; and innovations and improvements to conceive. Life is a gift and an assignment.

There is nothing like facing one's own death. The focus of one's mind at such times can be amazing.  I have observed this as a Pastor walking alongside them. Most, however, embrace death the same way that they embrace life. Some are matter-of-fact, or see it as a challenge. Others live in denial, acting like it isn't really going to happen. Many spiritualize the prospect of moving into the presence of Jesus, and smile (often smiling through their tears). A few are depressed and resentful. Most quietly resign themselves and accept what is coming.

Death challenges God's people like walking on a high-wire. We need to balance love of life as we know it with the incredible prospect of heaven. Life is a gift, and we are entrusted with it as partners with Jesus in making the world a better place.


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