An Epiphany on Kindness

This note comes from Saidie MacDonald, one of the Day Makers participating in our virtual global event:

[It] took me a few days to understand why I wished to be a part of this happening. Got it this morning..If every morning upon waking I asked myself what act of kindness to others does the Universe have in store for me today? I then let the experience present itself how ever it may and when I act upon the opportunity then I have set in place a change in my consciousness. I f I continue doing this for the month then this kindness towards others will have become a normal waking thought pattern & acting out each opportunity would create a domino effect since this is the way of the Universe. If in fact the 100 th. monkey philosophy is reality, then..YEAH! Consciousness everywhere heightened to a higher vibration. How is that for a ground hog day epiphany?

A Teenager & the Kind Connection that Saved Him

This story was shared by Amy Hollomon, in our global virtual event. It's such a good read, we're posting the first part here with the link tot he full story:

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One day, when I was a freshman in high school, I saw a kid from my class was walking home from school. His name was Kyle. It looked like he was carrying all of his books. I thought to myself, “Why would anyone bring home all his books on a Friday? He must really be a nerd.”

I had quite a weekend planned (parties and a football game with my friends tomorrow afternoon), so I shrugged my shoulders and went on. As I was walking, I saw a bunch of kids running toward him. They ran at him, knocking all his books out of his arms and tripping him so he landed in the dirt. His glasses went flying, and I saw them land in the grass about ten feet from him.
He looked up and I saw this terrible sadness in his eyes. My heart went out to him. So, I jogged over to him and as he crawled around looking for his glasses, and I saw a tear in his eye. As I handed him his glasses, I said, “Those guys are jerks. They really should get lives.”

He looked at me and said, “Hey thanks!” There was a big smile on his face...

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