“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.”
“An egoist lives in poverty. A kind person lives in abundance.”
“Kind hearts are the gardens. Kind thoughts are the roots. Kind words are the blossoms. Kind deeds are the fruits.”
“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.”
“One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession”
Don’t judge what you see today. Be kind, think kind, even if it’s “just” to yourself.
Love… Everyone. All the time. Even if they are different from you. Kindness is love in action.
The storm is overwhelming. It feels like it will overwhelm everything. REMEBER: Every storm ends. Be kind to yourself single every day until the sun shines again. When it shines, you will be ready to rebuild.
It feels like the forest is dark, and everyone is cold. Why not just hide until this storm is over? THEY WANT YOU TO HIDE. Get out there. Be kind to everyone you know. You’ll find the world is filled with warm, wonderful people.
Listen. life is short. Smile while you can. Smile at strangers. Smile at your co-workers. Smile at the people behind the counter. Smile at yourself in the mirror. Smiling is spreads kindness everywhere.
Sometimes, the kindest thing you can do is celebrate that you and the people around you are still here. Modern life isn’t easy. Congratulations for hanging in with us. The world is better with you in it!
May your day be filled with sunshine, blue water, and perfect conditions, if only in your mind.
Everywhere you spread kindness, beauty blossoms. Be kind. Bring beauty to your life.
Make it a regular habit to overwhelm someone with kindness.
Take a moment this morning to breathe. A moment of calm can change your entire day. Be kind to you.
No matter what the weather is like, a kind heart is a warm heart.
Travel every road with kindness.
This world is filled with amazing and wonderful things. Including you. Be kind to everything, everyone, including yourself.
Light always overwhelms the dark. Always. Don’t give up.
May kindness rain down upon you.
Tag: Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness
“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.”
“I’ve been searching for ways to heal myself, and I’ve found that kindness is the best way.”
“Let us come alive to the splendor that is all around us and see the beauty in ordinary things.”
Every time you wonder “What can I do?” Remember — kindness changes your life and the lives of everyone around you. Be kind. Change the world.
A dandelion is great food for bees. The seed puff is great fun to play with. Both of these are infuriating to the perfectionist grass grower. Perspective is everything. Be kind to all colors and kinds.
Feel sad? Overwhelmed? Be kind to others. Watch your sorrow and overwhelm disappear.
What do YOU need right now? Pay attention to what comes up when you ask the question. It’s time to be kind to you.
In a time of great change, in a season of change, being kind is the only way forward.
Feeling parched? Time to turn your focus to what you CAN control — your attitude and your actions. Kindness leads the way.
It’s okay to take some time away from the chaos of politics and social media. Read a book. Make some tea and toast. Give yourself some space and time. Be kind to you.
The world is filled with kindness and light. Have you taken a moment to notice?
“Love isn’t a state of perfect caring,. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, here and now.”
“Kindness is like snow. It beautifies everything it covers.”
No matter how dark it seems, turn your focus to the light. Kindness is your light
Sometimes it feels like you just want to hide out in a small cabin by a lake in the forest. You don’t have to go so far. Give yourself a break by meditating and visualizing on the peace of your imaginary cabin and lake.
Light will always find a way through darkness. Trust that light will find you in the middle of your dark days. Share your light by being kind. Brighten someone else’s day.
You always have a choice — choose kindness. Be kind to yourself. Be kind to your close friends and strangers. Be kind to those who cannot be kind to you. You always have a choice.
Breathe in — May I be well, May I be joyous, May I be kind.
You will change the world just by being a warm, kindhearted human being.
Hey you! Yes you. Get the message. Be kind. Why would you be anything else?
Your kindness can float like seeds on the wind. Be kind.
“Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light.”
Amy Lee Mercree
Never forget. It’s a beautiful world. And you are a gorgeous part of it.
Everyone you know is freaked out right now. They may have their own personal freak out going on or maybe they are freaked out about the environment or politics or money or… fill in the blank. It’s likely that you’re freaked out too. When was the last time you really laughed? Laughter will not take the freak out away. It will just make it seem less awful. Make an effort to laugh today.
Often our lives reflect what we put out into the world. When we’re kind, we see kindness everywhere. Be kind.
Some days, it’s the tiniest of nuts that gets you through that day. Your kindness can be that nut for someone else. Be kind. Be the nut.
Hey grumpy — Just because you are grumpy doesn’t mean you can’t be kind. Be kind. You just might relieve your grumpiness.
Never allow cold weather or cruel words chill your warm heart. Be kind to another. Warm your heart.
Everyone you know is drowning right now. Breath deeply. Breath often. Better yet, breathe like Wim Hoff. Kindness is a breath of fresh air.
Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.”
Harold S. Kushner
“You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.”
Listen. I get it. Ruminating is your super power. STOP PICKING AT IT. Let it be. If you can’t DO something about it, you cannot mind meld it into changing. Stop picking at it. Your mental health depends on it.
Kindness melts the coldest of hearts. Be kind.
Everyone is in the middle of massive change. Be kind
In the last few years, we’ve talked a lot about what we DON’T want. It’s time to turn out attention to what we want. What is your dream? What would you like to see happen in your life and the world? Then climb every mountain until you find your dream.
No matter where you live, make sure to get at least 20 minutes of direct sunlight. We were meant to be in the air and sun. Be kind to you.
It’s time to laugh more. Play more. Enjoy your life. While you’re at it, be kind.
Start every day with kindness and you will live a kind life.
Holiday Instructions to Live by: DON’T BE AN ASSHOLE. If you cannot hold back your assholery, then step away this year.
You were born to shine bright. The kindest thing you can do is to slough off the shadow of this time and shine on. Be kind. Shine on.
Be kind to you. Eat pie first.
In the coldest hour. be kind. The warm sun will come again.
Your mood as black as Black Friday? Put the credit card down, Get outside. See friends. Laugh. Read a good book. Sleep. Watch a movie. Be kind to another – feel better.
Thankful for every step on this precious earth. Be kind. Enjoy each step, each breath, with thanks.
“Everyone can be rude and EVERYONE CAN BE KIND.”
Jacob Tremblay So, be kind.
“Be kind to people whether they deserve your kindness or not. If your kindness reaches the deserving, good for you; if your kindness reaches the undeserving, take joy in your compassion.”
James Fadiman and Robert Frager, Essential Sufism
“Being a strong (hu)man includes being kind.”
“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”
Be kind. Unless you can be fantastic. Then be fantastically kind.
“To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.”
Hey, I get it. The world feels like its a mess right now. No one can fix it all at once. For this week, let’s try to have fun. Having fun builds up our resistance to the bs of life. So get out there. Have some fun. Be kind to you.
Can you believe it? The sky makes these colors. It just does it. No one tells it to be beautiful, it just is. No one is ever going to tell you to be kind. (Well, except me.) The great thing is that you are kind.
Feeling cold? Being kind will warm your heart and your life.
Be kind. The world needs your kindness, now more than ever.
Every once in a while, it’s good to take a bird’s eye view of our lives. Ask yourself — are you living a kind life? Kind to yourself? Kind to the world? Kind to the people in your life? Kind to strangers? If not, how are you going to change things?
Today is a brand new day. Be kind – extend the glory.
Feel lonely? Be kind to every being you meet. Feel distraught? Be kind. This time will be remembered as a time of great loneliness and despair. Be kind to everyone you meet, including yourself.
Don’t you dare give up on yourself. Don’t you dare give up on your art. Don’t you dare give up on your friends and family (unless they are toxic or injuring you.) Don’t you dare give up on your dreams. Don’t you dare give up now, especially.
Kindness is everywhere. Be kind. Join the movement.
Everyone around you is feeling a little dry and brittle right now. Be kind.
Listen, everyone I know is stressed out. The stress is quite literally killing people. Our energy for chaos is limited. This week, let’s promise to take a break to breath. Be kind to yourself. Be kind to your own energy.
Drip, drip, drip. Stress, trauma, political freak-show — it all adds up. Be kind to yourself. Be kind to everyone.
“If you just get out of your own way… It is amazing what will come to you.”
“Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your two ears.”
Fall is a great time to let go of what hurts you. Just let it go. For everything you let go of, you make space for new blessings.
What if we agree that this week, we’re going tune out the negativity that dims our shine. Shine on, this week. Shine on.
Want to float away? Maybe it’s time to take a break from the world. Set down the phone. Turn off the computer. Breathe. All of that chaos will be there tomorrow.
Here’s a flower just for you. May it brighten your day, bring you hope, and allow you to smile — if only for today. Being kind will spread your joy.
Tree stretch up to the sky. Be kind to the world. Plant a tree or 12.
“Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.”
“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
Roy T. Bennett
“Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.” Marlene Dietrich | So be tender. Be interesting.
Every one around you is frail right now. Be kind.
You are not called to be right. That’s easy. You are called to be kind. Do what’s hard. Be kind.
Heroes are kind in the face of someone else’s rage. Be kind. Be a hero.
Reading kindness quotes won’t make you a kind person. Get out there. Be kind.
No matter where you are in the world, this is a time of transition. Whether it’s your government or simply the weather, everyone is under strain and pressure. Be kind.
This is a beautiful world. If you haven’t had a chance to get out into it recently, today is a great day to plan a breathing day. Be kind to you.
To do: Be kind to everyone in my life today, including me.
When you look at your life now, are you on a kind road? Or have anger, frustration, and bitterness landed you on a path you never intended to be on? Today’s a good day to make a course correction back to kindness.
Everything around you is in the midst of major change. How can you not be kind?
“Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.”
“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.”
This is a beautiful place. Breathe it in. Be kind.
At some point, everything that feels permanent today will give way and the jungle will move in. Be kind today while you can.
We live in a crazy, chaotic time. It’s exhausting and can be disheartening. What are you going to do this week to take special care of yourself?
Take a deep breath, and let it go. It’s okay to not respond, to say nothing at all. Be kind.
We never know what the road ahead will bring us. Be kind anyway.
The leaves let go in fall. What could you let go of? Hatred? Difficult friends? Letting go is a true act of self-kindness.
I get a lot of feedback that kindness is weakness and “we don’t want to be weak.” The truth is that kindness takes a lot of strength. A lot of strength. It takes daily practice to be strong enough to be kind when you must.
“The world is full of kind people… If you cannot find one, be one.”