Donna Ashworth

Italians singing on balconies

Our Kids Will Remember This …So let’s make sure we are doing things right.

This pandemic is something like most of us have never faced in our lifetimes. As a generation, (I am mid 40s), we have had it pretty good. We have studied periods of oppression, wars, pandemics and maybe we rolled our eyes every now and again at one too many, ‘You kids don’t know you’re born’ …

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Be Kind…

If you’re worried you’re not kind enough, Then you’re probably already so. Because kindness is within you, You just have to let it flow. It’s the wishing good on strangers, Even though your day is grey. It’s the smiling at the lady who Is getting in your way. It’s the little spoon of sugar, That …

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Suicide awareness/ be kind/ reach out/ talk

Instead of asking people to ‘reach out’, how about we vow to ‘reach in’…

You see, the thing is, people who can see no way out, people who are so very low that life no longer feels worth living, don’t want to reach out. They want to hide. They want the pain to stop. They want to be alone so that they can put an end to their suffering. …

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Valentine’s Day poems/ love is

LOVE IS…

Asking how they slept Making a cup of tea just right Picking up a book they’d like to read Worrying, so much worrying Remembering something they said that made you laugh Listening to things that aren’t said out loud Telling the truth, no matter how hard Feeling stronger than you are because they believe in …

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Help each other/be kind/ kindness/ people helping

Right Now, You Could Be Standing Next To Someone Who Is Trying Hard Not To Fall Apart…

Be kind. Right now, you could be driving beside someone, who is dealing with the worst news of their life. Be patient. Today, you could be waiting in line behind someone dealing with the end of a relationship, the loss of a love, the onset of a panic attack. Be aware. Be kind, over anything….this …

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