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Kindness, The Gift Of God Premiere Contest Winner

Kindness is a redeemer that reaches us from heaven whenever needed through human compassion or through all the helping things around us created on earth by God. One such act of kindness touched me, filled the cauldron of my heart when around Lyderhorn, a sleepy village lodged on the banks of Norwegian Loddefjord I was on a field work, looking at the Caledonian rocks. There a gracious old lady, named Julia Aasen, rented me a room with a kitchen for she needed money as her husband, a fisherman, had died a year before. My work was going on well until one rainy day while crossinga mossy rock ledge I lost balance and slipped a good ten feet, my backpack disappeared in a creek, an arm of the deep blue fjord below. I lost my wallet, money and cards, and with these my poise. I couldn’t pay the weekly rent nor could I buy the provisions. Finding me, a stranger, in dire need of help, Julia said I needn’t pay the room rent for a week and be her non-paying guest, give her company, although I knew how badly she needed the money I gave. Supported by her benevolent hospitality I could finish my work in time and return to Bergen, the bus ticket she purchased for me. Julia no longer lives in the hamlet by the fjord, but wherever she is now I know it can’t be but heaven, for she made me realize random kindness doesn’t come from an arbitrary source, it flows from the angelic heart of the chosen as the precious gift of God. in dark distress dense god’s messengers light for us candle of kindness August 14, 2021 Contest : Kindness Sponsor : Regina McIntosh

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Date: 8/23/2021 3:35:00 AM
Wow! Congrats! Thanks for sharing this kindness-experience of yours, expressed in your awesome poetic style. God bless you.
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Date: 8/21/2021 4:23:00 PM
I love your story! God bless you always and Congrats on your first place win. Love, Gina
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Date: 8/21/2021 3:21:00 PM
That was a wonderful kindness the old lady Julia Aasen did for you, bless her soul. A well written true story, congratulations on your top spot win in the contest Subimal Sinha- Roy… Belle
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Date: 8/14/2021 3:38:00 PM
Hello Subimal Sinha-Roy, this poem touched my heart Will be my fav. enjoy your evening my friend. blessings.
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