October 28, 2017 – Love is a Verb

“George Washington Carver said we should be kind to others: “How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life, you will have been all of these.”

Love thy neighbor should be the clarion call of all Americans. Instead, the media would have you believe it’s just the opposite, and why not?  Hate sells.  But this isn’t about the media – it’s about using 9 verbs every day to make everyone’s life better.

Numer one verb, Love = love without expectation of return.

Patience = showing self-control and understanding
Kindness = Giving attention, appreciation and encouragement
Humility = being authentic and without pretense or arrogance
Respectfulness = treating others as important people
Selflessness = Meeting the needs of others ahead of your own.
Forgiveness = giving up resentment when wronged
Honesty – being free from deception, which is more than just telling the truth.
Commitment = If you make a promise, honor it.

Make a commitment this holiday season –  keep these 9 verbs in your heart and head.  We will all be better for it.

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