View a larger image of this page: 10,000 Cups of Kindness
A good reminder to me
that kindness provides so much richness to the lives of others.
View a large version of this page: So Much Kindness
July 28: This is another post/image that I brought up from the April posts…a continuing reminder to myself to express my thanks and appreciation to others.
An explanation: My husband, Peter, and I had our 26th wedding anniversary, March 31…and in addition to those 26 years, we lived together for 10 years before we got married…wow….36 years….that is A LOT of years!!!..
A few days before our anniversary, Peter arrived home from Costco with a wonderful Garden Gnome that was holding a lantern…really cute.
Well, I like the idea of lanterns…
the lantern being a bit like a “purpose” in each of our lives,
whatever that purpose might be.
It occurred to me that one of Peter’s “lanterns” is kindness to others…
he is a remarkably kind and generous person.
That got me to thinking about how Peter has gotten up early, almost every day, for all of those years…every single day…and made a fresh pot of coffee for us…STRONG Peet’s coffee. I actually took out the calculator and figured out that he has made more than 10,000 pots of coffee for us….now that is a lot of coffee….
but even more important…that is A LOT of kindness!
So…I took the garden gnome and 2 of our “special” coffee cups out to the front yard and started photographing that little gnome…from one side of the front yard to another. And here he is….
10,000 Cups of Kindness…my card of appreciation to Peter.
And a good reminder to me
that kindness and generosity
provide so much richness to the lives of others.
Related Post: “Be a light in my lantern“
Another related post: DalaiLama: “My religion is kindness”
NOTE from Kathy to anyone looking at this post: a video advertisement just appeared on this post…I (kathy) didn’t put it here…does anyone know why it appears? Or how it got there? I don’t see it on my computer…but my husband is getting it on his..any ideas about why it’s there? Is anyone getting ads on other posts in this site?
Link to Peet’s Coffee…strong and gooooood…