Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Art of Being Kind

So many gods, so many creeds;
so many paths that wind and wind,
while just the art of being kind
is all the sad world needs.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Excerpted from "The World's Need" (1896)

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
In Search of a Global Ethic
It Happens All the Time in Heaven
Letting Them Sit By Me
Let's Also Honor the "Expendables"
A God With Whom It is Possible to Connect
Beatrice Marovich on Divinity and Animality in Life of Pi
I Knew It!

Image: A police officer gives water to a cow, injured after being hit by a car. (Photographer unknown)

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