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KINDNESS IS FREE

“My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart.” ~ Maya Angelou

How perfect are these words for so many moments in life?😊

What would you do if you found out that you only had 3 months to live and that there was no known cure? Would you scream? Would you collapse on the floor, break down and cry? Would any words ever be enough to offer even the smallest bit of consolation? Everyday, people around the world are fighting battles we know nothing about, in spite of all their suffering, all their anger, sadness and fear, they get up and somehow, they face the day. That’s a special kind of bravery, and in my books, a special kind of Heroism.

For those of us who are possibly a bit quieter, our kindness and love are really important qualities, and we should cherish those softer parts of our soul as they help us connect to other humans. For those of you, who have known happiness and pain, each of you have your own unique story to share. Stories that may, if we listen, just that little more carefully, help us understand them a little better.

{Everything you need is inside} Everyday, every breath is a gift from God. You have just what you need at this very moment. A moment of introspection, gratitude and contentment to be who you are. If you see something beautiful in someone, Speak IT. Speak with kindness and gratitude. Kindness if free! Remember everyone you meet is afraid of something, love something and has lost something. We never really know what someone is going through or the battles they are facing. So be kind. Always. And never let your pride get the best of situations.

You might think you don’t matter, but because of you someone has a favourite mug to drink their coffee from each morning that you bought them. Someone hears a song on the radio and it reminds them of you. Someone has read a book that you recommended to them and got lost in its pages. Someone remembered a joke you told and smiled to themselves. Someone tried on a new top and felt beautiful because you complimented them on it. Someone has a memory that makes them grin that involves you. Someone now likes themselves a little more because you made a passing comment that made them feel good.

Never think that you don’t have an impact on people, your fingerprints can’t be wiped away from the little marks of kindness that you left behind.

‘If you don’t get a miracle, become one.’ ~ Nick Vujicic

Blessings and Love…

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245 thoughts on “KINDNESS IS FREE

  1. I resonate with this 1,000%. Why join negativity when you can spread positivity? As you mentioned, even a very small compliment can impact someone in a major way that they’ll remember you forever by. Thanks for the great post.

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  2. Kindness is indeed free! It’s a shame people often forget this. It’s easy to think I can’t give anything I have nothing to give them. Time, a shoulder, or ear to speak to can often do more than you think. Thx for sharing!

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  3. So true! Kindness is free. Thank you for the encouraging words. They serve to be a great daily reminder as we all encounter others. 👍🏾 Especially since we never know what is in the mind of another. My kind words will hopefully provide a positive influence to another.🙂

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  4. Loved this: “For those of us who are possibly a bit quieter, our kindness and love are really important qualities, and we should cherish those softer parts of our soul as they help us connect to other humans. ” It was a good reminder for me so THANK YOU 🙂

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