#11 & #12 Random Acts of Kindness

Scatter Kindness

#11 & #12 Random Acts of Kindness – 100 day challenge.

All Acts of Kindness are written in the participants own words and the only purpose of this challenge was to scatter kindness.

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My act of kindness was very small. While hiking at the local preserve I ran into an old-timer with a cane on the trail who had stopped to say hello.

Normally I would just say hello and continue on with my hike however I stopped and struck up a conversation. He seemed eager to talk so we did for about 20-30 mins. He told me all kinds of stories including how he once worked in the mill at US Steel. He was flabbergasted when I told him I also worked there. That conjured up old memories which he proceeded to tell.

When we parted he seemed very pleased to have run into me and I felt very good about the time spent.

#12 Random Act of Kindness

No activity, no response.

Have a Flan-tastic Day and Scatter some Kindness,

Donna Flanagin

Random me:  Can there really ever be a “small” act of kindness?  I think not.

 

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5 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. What is small, or maybe seems insignificant to us can be the brightest spot in someone else’s day.

    • Exactly the point. Thank you.

  2. I’m surprised the author chided themselves by saying it was a small act for it seems as if it were very big for their hiking buddy. It’s the small things that mean so much. One kind word can change someone’s day.

    • Patty, this was common during this challenge. People were unsure about the intent of the challenge and thought maybe I was looking for something different, when in fact this was exactly what this was all about. Thanks for your comments, as always and have a Flan-tastic day.

      • Donna. Thank you for your inspiration.


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