It’s always rewarding to give back once in awhile!
There are no “small acts of kindness”, kindness is kindness, and when it’s shown, it makes a big difference.
There are some days during my kindness challenge when I don‘t have a plan–when I let inspiration find me, when I spend the day looking for an opportunity to help someone.
But that wasn’t supposed to be how today went.
I had a plan–for weeks I had been preparing for an act of kindness and today I was looking forward to finishing it. I was excited; my car was packed with goodies.
There was just one problem: the people who I needed to meet with…they weren’t in today. Nope–all gone, celebrating their annual Christmas party.
Whoops. In all my plans, it seems I forgot one tiny, little, yet extremely important detail: calling to confirm. To be, I didn’t honest I didn’t think it was necessary…every other day the people are there.
It seems fate was trying to tell me it had other plans for me today.
So I came…
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The true definition of helping out another!
I’ve just seen today’s Daily Prompt, (click here for more details) and decided I’d actually write this one.
A few years ago, I worked for a high street retail store in my hometown. When I went to hand in my notice – I was moving – I was offered a Supervisor position.
I was pretty shocked, especially as I hated this job and the majority of the people that both worked and shopped there.
There was however, an upside. I knew a colleague of mine had been gunning for the Supervisor role ever since she started, but as these roles usually are based on qualifications, she wasn’t offered it. So, I decided to do something kind (for a change.)
I explained to my boss that I was flattered, but couldn’t (and wouldn’t) take the position, but my colleague would be perfect for the role.
Later on, said colleague announced…
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Dog’s too…have hearts
Due to the YouTube User disabling the embedding of videos (which is completely fine, it’s their rights!!!), I can only link you to this great dead by Dennis Roady Deeds (His channel).
As a 9 year veteran, Dennis Roady Deeds did some panhandling on streets of Santa Monica, California. With the money he received, he payed it forward to others. I loved the video, and the ending was perhaps my favorite part!