gratitude-a-thon day 299: the power of words

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He may be gone, but his words are still moving mountains.

“It never hurts to see the good in someone. They often act better because of it.” This is a quote from Nelson Mandela. A powerful, powerful quote. I just heard it in this short clip from a Super Soul Sunday Show–Oprah interviewing Jack Kornfield, a former monk. And it stopped me cold (actually the weather stopped me cold, but I digress). I know that when I’m around someone who expects me to be more, I am more. Simple as that. I am going to get on this bus and drive. Man, Nelson was a smart man.