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Kindness counts and compassion is a beautiful thing… ~ Bette A. Stevens http://www.4writersandreaders.com

Sacred Touches

The purpose of life is not to be happy.
It is to be useful, to be honorable,
to be compassionate,
to have it make some difference
that 
you have lived and lived well.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10  ✝

**Image found on Pinterest; text added by Natalie

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Comments on: "1183. A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. ~Jackie Robinson" (13)

  1. This is a beautiful reminder. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  2. I love the quote by Emerson, and the poem is beautiful. Thank you.

    • Compassion is such a beautiful thing. And, Natalie’s poem, scripture and quote are a lovely reminder that one can make a difference. Blessings to you, Norah! ❤

  3. Just beautiful! I love the works by Emerson! Thank you so much for sharing, Bette! xoxo

  4. Happiness can be found in giving kindnesses. Both can be had for a fulfilled life. For it is in giving that we receive. Thank you for your post and most wonderful thoughts, Bette!

  5. Bette, I love your connection between the poem and the words from I Peter.
    And what fun to find you here, my Maine friend!

  6. Beautiful quotes about the power of kindness, Bette. Thanks for sharing 🙂

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