Commentary

October 12, 2012

Chaplain thoughts – October 12, 2012

“Great acts are made up of small deeds.”

~ Lao Tsu
 
 
 
 
We often think in order to make a difference we must do something big. Yet I would contend it is often the small, random acts of kindness that can make a real difference in the lives of others. It may be something as simple as offering a smile or a kind, encouraging word that can make all the difference in the life of another. We are a part of many communities, to include our Air Force family. We are a community of brothers and sisters who represent our country and are valued by God. Each person has a unique purpose and calling, and is important within our community. What small random acts of kindness have you done to make a difference in the life of another within the Air Force community?

 




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