I was shopping in a crafts store one afternoon when I stumbled upon a chalkboard tucked away in a back corner.  It hung on the wall just above eye level.  Someone, a store employee I assumed, took the time to neatly write a sentence with colored chalk.  I almost didn’t stop to read it but then felt somewhat lazily compelled.  It has been a few years since that day but the quote read something like this:  “It is better to be kind than to be wise.  And, knowing this is the beginning of wisdom.”  The writer identified the saying only as “A Buddhist Proverb”. Continue reading “Kindness As Wisdom”