Lent 2021: Day 29

  Good morning! This video from the Dodo YouTube channel shows a family\’s immense kindness toward a little fox who needed some extra care. They also take great pains to reunite him with the mother fox. Definitely a dose of cuteness along with the reminder that sometimes the non-human creatures of this world can useContinue reading “Lent 2021: Day 29”

Lent 2021: Day 28

  Good morning! In his TED Talk \”Why kindness matters,\” Kindness Coach John Sweeney makes an interesting point: One of the reasons that we should be kind is to make people feel like they matter. Who can we show that they matter today? Definitely some food for thought! Today\’s Kindness Challenge is: Collect soda (pop)Continue reading “Lent 2021: Day 28”

Lent 2021: Day 27

  Good morning, Happy Friday, and Happy Let\’s Laugh Day! The \”print\” version of this Seinfeld clip is about the characters being not-so-kind to each other but the outtakes are hilarious. You know that you needed a good laugh today to give you more fuel for kindness! Today\’s Kindness Challenge is: Tell someone \”I loveContinue reading “Lent 2021: Day 27”

Lent 2021: Day 26

Good morning! Today is Absolutely Incredible Kid Day! This \”holiday\” was founded in 1997 to encourage kids. We know that kind words are a powerful thing! Warm and fuzzy/tissue alert: Although this video is Christmas-themed, it definitely fits the \”absolutely incredible kid\” description. 85% of the kids in this experiment decided to give to othersContinue reading “Lent 2021: Day 26”

Lent 2021: Day 25

  Good morning! Today, enjoy a poem written to the St. Patrick\’s Society of New York back in 1789! A little geeky piece of information for you as well, \”Hibernia\” is the name for Ireland in Classical Latin. Impress your friends with that one, huh? 😉 Today\’s Kindness Challenge is: Happy Saint Patrick\’s Day! RefrainContinue reading “Lent 2021: Day 25”

Lent 2021: Day 24

  Good morning! The following article on kindness appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on March 17, 1942. The title \”Everyone Can Afford Kindness\” initially caught my eye. Then I was struck by the enduring nature of an article about kindness from 1942. Whether it\’s 1942 or 2021, we can all stand to be kind and \”considerateContinue reading “Lent 2021: Day 24”