Acts of Kindness


Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day. I know I like to do things for others, so this celebration of kindness speaks to my heart. I especially like to do things anonymously, when possible.

It is easy to find kind things to do, too. Quite often, the ordinary acts are the most needed. I can pick up trash and put it into the proper receptacle. I figure that someone needs to, and it benefits everyone. I will take a neighbor’s trash can in from the curb, when I take my own in. I often hold the door at the post office, because it is a nice thing to do. These actions have become so ordinary to me, but they make people smile. That is my reward.

There is such a need for kindness. It costs nothing, and the opportunities are endless. See what you can do to make the world a little bit kinder and gentler. And, don’t be surprised when you feel better, too.



23 thoughts on “Acts of Kindness

  1. Sweet video……and it’s true really that even what we think is a simple thing that we may do for someone, can be HUGE in their world – they may rarely experience someone’s selflessness for THEIR benefit. It feels wonderful when we do things for someone else. Makes our hearts happy!

    Love, Pam

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  2. I try to do this every day. I love to give coupons to people in restaurants and stores. Although, sometimes people act very suspicious like I am trying to trick them. XO

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  3. Want to know something neat? I picked up and properly disposed of an empty snack bag from the lawn of my local YMCA this morning on my way to work out. ~grin~ I don’t always do that sort of thing, mainly due to fear of germs. But I was wearing gloves. ~grin~ Love you, girl!

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  4. This made me cry like a baby! I was doing okay until it got to the little girl in the school uniform. And, he got a dog out of it! Perfect. Thank you for posting this and ruining my eye makeup. 🙂

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  5. I’ve seen that commercial before, but it STILL made me tear up when I watched it this time. The world in which we live needs a whole lot more acts of kindness, every day.

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  6. Oh yes, if we could share more of this every single day, from stranger to stranger to friends and family just imagine all the love and kindness! What a wonderful world.

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