I took an Alaskan cruise last week
and the female officers on the cruise
were talking about a recent brush with fame,
the celebrity being a fellow romance writer.
I’ve never met this romance writer
but I took a minute and sent her an email.
Because it is a nice thing to do
but also because praise relayed from a third party
is often the most valued praise.
It feels pure,
as though the person relaying the praise
has nothing to gain.
Of course, we all have something to gain.
I ‘met’ someone new,
someone who could help me
with my own writing career.
But the perception of purity is there.
If you hear something nice
being said about another person or business,
pass along the kudos.
It is a free and easy way
to make the world a better place.
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