It’s easier said than done of course, but my intention is to emanate Kindness. All day. Every day.
[Deep sigh] The reality: it’s hard. “I’m late for work and this person cut me off in traffic.” Kindness. “It’s so stressful with the work week, running the kids around and having to get dinner, etc.” Kindness. “How the heck am I supposed to put forth kindness when I feel like a hamster on a wheel just trying to keep up? How can I have time for kindness?”
These are excuses abound and need not be a part of our world. There is no stress in the world that can be measured? We create it. It only exists within us. You cannot capture it from the ether and the air around us.
Maybe we can just choose not to partake in any of it. Adopt grace instead. Anoint peace as your spiritual companion. Leave anger by the roadside. Seize patience as your hostage and don’t allow her to escape you.