Random Musings: The Strength of Kindness…



I am so tired of people being made to believe that there is weakness in Being Kind and there is something wrong with you if your natural response to lifes bumps and challenges is to proceed in a spirit of kindness . If you only show kindness to those you deem to be worth showing kindness to, doesn’t that in fact mean that you are not genuinely a kind person but rather one who exchanges kindnesses as a currency and gives only to receive in return? A truly kind person is a person of strength as they courageously give kindness regardless of another persons perceived worth or ability to return the favor. Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

No matter how others will behave I shall always be me and treat people with respect, kindness, and even gentle understanding. Everyone is worth your kindness & those who don’t appreciate it are actually the ones who truly need it the most. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it gives them permission to be kind themselves. Does having this philosophy mean I may get hurt or disappointed? YES….but I prefer to live a life that brings moments of pain while being Genuinely Me rather than choosing to tiptoe through life, hiding away the heart & soul of me, in an attempt to avoid giving of myself in any way that could lead to possible hurt or disappointment. Does this make me a fool? Perhaps……..but in the end I can only BE Honestly & unapologetically ME. ~ Twin Spirit


About TwinSpirit

"To know me is to..well..know "ME". Life and all its wonders do not scare me. I live with an open heart so I have known my fair share of disappointments but the JOY I have experienced totally outweighs the pain..I choose LOVE not FEAR!!" SO WHO IS TWINSPIRIT? Well, I am a Singer/songwriter/producer/director/revolutionary/FreeSpirit/mother/poet/sister/lover/friend/and all around cool azz chic. (Just ask anybody...lol) ABOUT MY MUSIC: (excerpt from my Bio) TwinSpirit delivers her own uniquely flavored brew of "Hypnotic Jazzy Soul with a Kick Ass Punch". This singer/songwriter has the ability to transcend genres. She is a master at her craft and flows effortlessly from one musical style to the next. TwinSpirit infuses an essence that only she can give to the performance....she brings the song "To Life". "TwinSpirit keeps her performance real with a raw edge. She sways from soulful poetic melodies to delivering powerful deeply felt vocals." TwinSpirit is not about conventions. In fact, she might rather you see both sides of a thing just so you can truly know where you stand." MY SOUND: An Alternative blend of jazz, hip-hop, rock & soul. All of which is blended to bring you my own uniquely flavored brew of: "HYPNOTIC JAZZY SOUL WITH A KICK ASS PUNCH!!!". Please visit me online anytime www.Epresskitz.com/TwinSpirit MY OTHER PASSION: Promoting Other talented Souls Founder of The SOFA Series www.TheSofaSeries.com The SOFA Series was created to develop opportunities that "pay" artists to perform and also allows them to showcase their work in a supportive environment, while at the same time, bringing together individuals that share a passion for the art, creativity, & rawness of live music performances. A space that allows the performers to refocus their energy on their craft and put the "Art" back in Artist. A space that allows the listening audience to connect with the Artist & the music. Always looking to connect, to build, to GROW!! So drop me a line & say hello...I promise I don't bite (unless of course you're into that sort of thing ;-) For you Twitter lovers by all means FOLLOW ME @TwinSpiritWorld

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