Widgets Favorite Quotations Harold Kushner When Bad Things Happen to Good People

"Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness." ~ Harold Kushner

We are here to change the world with small acts of thoughtfulness done daily rather than with one great breakthrough.

There seems to be something in the human soul that causes us to think less of ourselves every time we do something wrong... And maybe it is good for us to feel that way. It may make us more sensitive to what we do wrong and move us to repent and grow.

The best part of prayer is listening, an opening up to messages we would not get if we weren’t praying.

If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.

Our human bodies are miracles, not because they defy laws of nature, but precisely because they obey them.

In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened.

You don't have to be perfect to be worth loving.

Everything that God created is potentially holy, and our task as humans is to find that holiness in seemingly unholy situations. When we can do this, we will have learned to nurture our souls.

What we want to know about a book or movie is not how long it is, but how good it is; and we can learn to think of life in the same way.

Being kind to others is a way of being good to yourself.

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