I’m Grateful

I'm gratefulFor every heartbreak I suffered,For every text that went ignored,For every call that went unpicked.Because had that not been,It would never have brought me to you.I'm gratefulFor every stroke of bad luck,For every rainy day suffered,For every obstacle encountered.Because had that not been,It would never have brought me to you.I'm gratefulFor every opportunity missed,For [...]

Why Be Kind?

So many options to choose from -- Bravery, intelligence or strength, Charm, Humour or righteousness. Then why speak of The seemingly least of them all? Why bother with being kind? So much seen and heard, If not already, Then soon will be Of betrayal, doubt and slyness, Of incompetence, inequity and injustice. Why trouble oneself [...]