I wrote this last year when meditating on what love really is. It’s an action word.
We can’t just do our thing and leave. Our hearts and resources are going to get tangled up with theirs.
It might get uncomfortable.
It might get expensive.
But there is no greater kindness than coming alongside someone at just the moment they feel their strength is gone.
I love the idea of Random Acts of Kindness-it’s a beautiful way to spread love and joy in our broken world.
With a few dollars or a few minutes, I have the opportunity to make someone’s day brighter, their burden lighter and remind them that not everyone is “out to get them”.
BUT-as I’ve written before here: Relational Acts of Kindness, it’s relatively easy to do my good deed and walk away.
Read the rest here: Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness