On Judging

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It amazes me how much casual conversation, and of course gossip, is about judging the people around us. Be it celebrities, neighbors, friends, or others, we have a pre-occupation with forming, and then sharing, opinions about their behaviour.

Why?

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On The Struggles of Others

Sitting on the dock.
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There are several pithy aphorisms floating around the internet these days. Motivational sayings, aspirational reminders, pithy invitations to become a better person, that kind of thing. Most are like candy — short, sweet, but with little value.

There’s one, though, I find an important reminder.

Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.

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