I am grateful
today and every day
for the choice to be kind,
and for the daily reminders
that kindness is my superpower.
Everyone here on this earth
shares the same struggles, pain, hardship, longing.
And everyone shares the one unified interest: to be loved.
Seeing past the mask of person, the choice for kindness becomes easy:
Whatever I give to you,
I give to myself.
Whatever I withhold from you,
I withhold from myself.
I am not perfect in my practice of kindness,
but I am perfectly committed to the practice.
So I bow in gratitude to everyone whose love reminds me that kindness is the way back to love.
I also bow in gratitude to everyone whose lack of love reminds me that kindness is the way back to love.