GENTLENESS

Definition of Gentleness: sensitivity of disposition and kindness of behavior, founded on strength and prompted by love.
Synonyms of Gentleness: kindness, kindliness, tenderness, benignity, humaneness, humanity, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
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We hope you find them helpful.
Love in fellowship.

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We have been told about the power of gentleness.
We have been told about the power of the stillness.

Physical power is about effort. Mental power is the opposite.
It’s about being effortless or less any effort.

Gentleness is one of the greatest attributes of the Warrior and one of the greatest mental powers. It takes a lot of love to be gentle. Gentleness is not an ego word. Gentleness is the weapon of the Great Spirit.  –Elders | More…

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In different times and places, clouds can produce snowflakes, raindrops, or even hailstones. The snowflake is the lightest of these, and so it falls slowly and softly.

No matter how thick the snowfall is, it is still soft. We can rarely hear it land. It covers the world in a peaceful white.

Each small snowflake is unique. Like the snowflakes, each of us has a unique design.
Perhaps what we can learn from the snowflakes is how to gently touch the lives and growing things around us. –Today’s Gift | More…

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