A simple act of kindness enlivens you and creates ripple effects that you might never know about.
“I haven’t spoken to you in a long time but I often think of you.” Those simple words from a friend at the other end of the phone were a welcome surprise in the midst of a busy week.
Instead of wondering why we’d both been too busy to pick up the phone I chose to be thankful for his kindness in connecting.
It was the kindness of remembering, of making the time to act on it and being present for a conversation as if it was the only thing in the world that mattered.
So will each day be marked for me by taking the time to acknowledge someone with words or acts of kindness; will an intuitive moment be translated into one of doing; will the opportunities to be kind be seized upon or left to wither away? My friend’s kindness is having its way with me as the ripples of kindness spread.
Be attentive to your intuition about others
Choose to do a simple act of kindness each day
Notice how kindness creates a circle of appreciating and honoring one another.
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©2013 Robert V. Taylor
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