Friday, July 22, 2016

Letting Love Come In: Lessons from a Nursing Home

You're receiving this email because you are a DailyGood subscriber.
Trouble Viewing? On a mobile? Just click here. Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe.

DailyGood News That Inspires

July 22, 2016

a project of ServiceSpace

Letting Love Come In: Lessons from a Nursing Home

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.

- Morrie Schwartz -

Letting Love Come In: Lessons from a Nursing Home

"Two and a half years ago my grandmother was placed in a nursing home where she will live out the rest of her life. She has dementia and so her memory capacity has been marred. Somehow though she remembers kindness. She is my constant teacher. One of things we like to do is walk down the halls in the nursing facility saying hello to the other residents...When I go to the nursing facility, it is like going to the village. I do not know the individuals histories but I have a sense of their spirits now and I have come to care for them. In that context, I would like to share a story of my time with my grandmother and some of these elders that I have come to think of as my relatives too in a way."... { read more }

Be The Change

The next time you encounter someone whom you find it difficult to communicate with, try to build a bridge that goes beyond language.

COMMENT | RATE      Email   Twitter   FaceBook

  Related Good News

Smile Big
Love Freely
Give Back

The Power of Story

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

How To Retrain Your Brain With Three Words

7 Ways To Change Negative Beliefs About Yourself

Smile Big
Love Freely
Give Back

Bhutan's Dark Secret to Happiness

10 Timeframes For Measuring Life

The Top 10 Happiest Countries

A Yuletide Gift of Kindness

DailyGood is a volunteer-run initiative that delivers "good news" to 239,674 subscribers. There are many ways to help. To unsubscribe, click here.

Other ServiceSpace projects include:

KindSpring  //  KarmaTube  //  Conversations  //  Awakin  //  More

No comments:

Post a Comment