Saturday, November 3, 2007


"Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not."
Samuel Johnson


Bill said...

Hi Nita, this is a really wonderful thought, I thank you for sharing it.

Fiona said...

That is a very wise quote.

Kari & Kijsa said...

What a GREAT quote- will put that one up to remember!!

kari & kijsa

red tin heart said...

bill: thank you. thinking and praying for you and your loved ones. xoxo nita

fiona: i received your lovely package and loved everything so much, thank you. xoxo nita

kari+kijsa : thank you. xoxo nita

My Treasure Barn said...

Boy isn't that the truth?

Lovley picture Nita. Is the heart tin?


My Treasure Barn said...

Boy isn't that the truth?

Lovely picture Nita. Is the heart tin?


Leah said...

great quote, lovely photo!

Kerry and Rachel said...

Lovely, what sweet blog you have. Sending positive thougts your way.

Mary said...

Oh, that says so much! So true! Nice post, Nita.

Shelley said...

To be kind to those that we are not really fond of.It is so much easier to choose to show kindness than hatred.
Good thought !
Thanks for sharing, Nita .

Blessings, Shelley

Bobbie said...

Beautiful photo, Nita, and beautiful words too!

red tin heart said...

patti: thanks, no the heart is wooden. my oldest son made it for me when he was in grade school. hearts have always been my thing. xoxo nita

leah: thank you. xoxo nita

kerry nad rachel: thank you. and i appreciate your positive thoughts. xoxo nita

mary: thanks. xoxo nita

shelley: sometimes it is very hard for me to be kind to people who have been mean to me, but i am going to try. xoxo nita

bobbie: thank you, i really liked this quote, it spoke to my heart. xoxo nita

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...


What a wonderful quote. I hope you have a peaceful Sunday.


red tin heart said...

dena: thank you dear one <3 xoxo nita

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

I'm enjoying your everyday art.

red tin heart said...

Susan: Thank you! xoxo Nita

Sheri said...

oh i like this quote... thank you...

red tin heart said...

sheri: glad you like it. i really like it too. xoxo nita

PixieDust said...

Your hearts is so beautiful... but we already knew this as you share it so graciously with us...



red tin heart said...

thank you pixie <3 xoxo nita


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