Kindness Helps Us See More Clearly

You know what I love about this time of year? The Hallmark Channel. I can sit for hours watching cheesy holiday movies. They usually involve some small town charm and an act of kindness that probably wouldn’t ever happen in real life. Or maybe it would. This story from Teresa Braaten of Wyndmere, ND reminds…
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Hunger And Kindness Lead To New Friendship

More often than not, when we do random acts of kindness, we never hear about it again. We don’t ever truly know the impact it made on the other person. We just have to trust that kindness worked whatever magic in that person’s life that was needed at that exact moment. But every once in…
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Kindness Overpowers Fear

When I was a freshman in college, I had a stalker. Several of my friends were at a fast food restaurant near the University of Wisconsin campus when they saw a man sitting at a table with huge photos of me spread out in front of him. They were confused, but knew something was very…
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Kindness Reminds Us We Have Enough

For most of my adulthood, I have mistakenly believed that kindness flows from the excess in my life. I have extra money, I can throw a little in the jar. I have extra time, I can offer to take a neighbor to the store. I have extra energy, I can volunteer to read to my…
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Kindness Gets The Feel-Good Chemicals Flowing

Whatever you look for is what you’ll see. Don’t believe me? Think about your ex: ex-husband, ex-boyfriend, ex-wife. Since I’m a woman and I’m the one writing this, let’s pick on the men for a moment. When you first met this man, the love of your life, he could do no wrong. You were drawn…
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