Most people have been touched by the tragedy of suicide. That saddens me for the person and for the world that is deprived of their gifts.
I don’t know what the total answer to that tragedy is, but I’ll bet it involves kindness and reaching out to those whose desperation and loneliness eat away at their spirit like a corrosive acid until there is so little left of their spirit that they can no longer even feel it.
That has got to be the worst kind of loneliness, when even hope and faith feel like false friends.
But kindness is an acid remover. It helps the spirit to shine and grow and to reveal itself to the person to whom kindness is shown and to the person being kind.
Kindness offers to each of us the incredibly powerful ability to help to transform lives and perhaps even save them.
We may not be able to save every life, but every life saved offers greater hope for humanity.
Thank you dear readers for being kind and for the other gifts you share. You make my world better for being in it.