In those moments when you feel insignificant, less than tremendous, or simply need a clear and gentle reminder that good is happening all around you, all the time, read this.
When you want to contribute to that goodness and the Epidemic of Kindness, act on any of the following or your own unique ways to better yourself and the planet. You never know: your seemingly small act may rekindle someone’s hope for humanity.
“It all matters. That someone turns out the lamp, picks up the windblown wrapper, says hello to the invalid, pays at the unattended lot, listens to the repeated tale, folds the abandoned laundry, plays the game fairly, tells the story honestly, acknowledges help, gives credit, says good night, resists temptation, wipes the counter, waits at the yellow, makes the bed, tips the maid, remembers the illness, congratulates the victor, accepts the consequences, takes a stand, steps up, offers a hand, goes first, goes last, chooses the small portion, teaches the child, tends to the dying, comforts the grieving, removes the splinter, wipes the tear, directs the lost, touches the lonely, is the whole thing.
What is most beautiful is least acknowledged.
What is worth dying for is barely noticed.”
– Laura McBride
(Thanks to my friend Jessica Morrell for posting this on her page the other day.)
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