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There are moments in life Etched in heart and mind A simple word or gesture Poignant , significant A moment defined He told me her life was ending There was no-one by my side Overcome with devastation Refuge taken in the hospital garden to cry Seated in a secluded spot My tears openly flowed No-one to see me No-one would know Through my tears I looked up When a stranger said “Hey” “Are you ok love” “Can I help in any way”? Genuine concern in his voice Kindness in his eyes Just for that moment Warm comfort hugged my life He will never know The power of his words His simple act of kindness will be Forever remembered, forever heard

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Date: 11/25/2022 1:12:00 PM
Oh Deb, this one brought tears to my eyes. Its times like this, that a stranger's kindness can mean more than that of some one you know. Your words really touched this old lady Deb.
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Date: 11/21/2022 2:25:00 AM
Oh how I’m glad that man was there for you at that moment....x A beautiful poem of gratitude Deb :) Angie xxx
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Date: 11/22/2022 7:10:00 AM
Thankyou so much sweet friend! Debx
Date: 11/20/2022 2:54:00 PM
A moment defined, indeed, Deb. Another lovely poem. Take care, Shirley XX
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Date: 11/22/2022 7:10:00 AM
Thankyou lovely Shirley….Debx
Date: 11/19/2022 9:23:00 PM
Poignant penning, my friend. Reaching for the heart and making contact! Poetry hugs, Gershon
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Date: 11/19/2022 11:05:00 PM
Right back at ya Big Bad….you always make me smile!! Debx
Date: 11/19/2022 4:30:00 AM
Thoughts and words spoken by total strangers can be overwhelmingly touching. Lovely write, Deb. Hugs Charliex
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Date: 11/19/2022 11:06:00 PM
And meaningful Charlie…especially when you are feeling Vulnerable…..always lovely to see you or read you hehe!! Debx
Date: 11/19/2022 3:55:00 AM
A wonderful, exciting moment when you hear God's voice, I also experienced this. My dad, diagnosed with cancer, had 6 weeks to live - in the Greek religion, one should sacrifice something they love for a year. Love colorful clothes, so wore only black for 1 year because heard God's voice, if you do that my girl, i can extend your dad's live for a year. God did undoubtedly what he promised. 2 weeks after the year was up dad got very sick and died. keep writing your gems Deb my friend, hugs Jen
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Date: 11/19/2022 11:08:00 PM
Hi Jennifer….i loved your story so interesting! Life is full of kindness and miracles…appreciate always your kind words…..Debx
Date: 11/18/2022 10:47:00 PM
Kindness is the root that leads us to heavenly bliss.
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Date: 11/19/2022 12:36:00 AM
And heavenly life Victor!! Cheers Debx
Date: 11/18/2022 11:31:00 AM
Those acts of kindness you never forget Deb. Tom
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Date: 11/18/2022 6:22:00 PM
Hey Tom…Simple or short they may be….they stay with you. That gesture of kindness stayed with me as I felt so alone and devastated at that moment in time and his kind thoughtful words gave real comfort. He will never know that something he did so simply and naturally mattered so much to another! I love positive human connection….Cheers Debx
Date: 11/18/2022 10:26:00 AM
Interesting! If they don't ask, I don't offer assistance . . .. Aloha!
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Date: 11/19/2022 10:04:00 AM
My wife and daughter were like that, but as a teenager, I rushed to aid a woman hit by a car and was sued for practising medicine without a license. Aloha!
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Date: 11/18/2022 6:23:00 PM
Hi Rico…We are all so different ….some people don't feel comfortable doing that understandably…..Cheers Debx