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Acts of Kindness
The most recent JHYM Retreat's theme was How Can I Help? We talked a lot about giving and receiving. During a time of worship, we all listened within and then committed to doing a particular act of kindness. Here is our collective list. Maybe reading it will inspire you to do a small act of kindness today, too.
I want to try to help the disabled students in my choir read sheet music.
I want to learn sign language to talk with deaf people/children.
I will try to reconcile with Jim.
I will be able to help those in need, either/or any impediments will not matter, for my mission will be complete.
I will leave crochet hearts where people will find them. ♥
I will help out the elders in my family, especially my great-grandmother, with her Alzheimer’s. I will also give respect to the homeless.
I will smile at EVERYONE.
Not say no!
I’ll help and check on my grandmother more than I usually do.
I’ll walk my dog each morning.
I’ll be kind to my brother for 24-48 hours straight.
I will sit with someone who’s alone.
I will hold the door loading the trailer.
I will try to get less angry at people.
I will mow the lawn even when it’s not my turn.
I will go visit Barbara who has been asking me to visit for months.
I’m going to try to go to the next Work Day at our meeting house.
I will offer a stranger that looks lost, directions.
I will bring something yummy to a neighbor.
I will help my mom around the house and be nice to my brother for 48 hours.
I will respond to homeless people on the street.
I will thank bus drivers (sincerely).
I will give an extra hug and make someone smile.
I will go to a park and pick up litter around the playground.
I will help with cleanup after fellowship at the rise of Meeting.
I will give away a random Magic Card.
I will put up with my brother for 24 hours straight.
I will refrain from sarcasm for a whole day.
I will just smile.