There is so much fear, dread, and uncertainty in the world right now (and so much ugliness in the form of cavalier disregard for "the only ones") but I have seen — I'm sure you have, too — so much kindness, too.
So, Naomi Shihab Nye's "Kindness" seemed fitting for today.
by Naomi Shihab Nye
Before you know what kindness really is
you must lose things,
feel the future dissolve in a moment
like salt in a weakened broth.
What you held in your hand,
what you counted and carefully saved,
(Read the rest here, at Poets.org.)
A couple of bears who are hanging out in our dining room window, ready to wave to passersby.
The round up this week is being hosted by the incomparable Tabatha Yeatts at The Opposite of Indifference.