“A random act of kindness is a non-premeditated, inconsistent action designed to offer kindness towards the outside world. The phrase “practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty” was written by Anne Herbert on a placemat in Sausalito, California in 1982. It was based on the phrase “random acts of violence and senseless acts of cruelty”. Herbert’s book “Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty” was published in February 1993 speaking about true stories of acts of kindness.” Wikipedia (we have corrected to accurate title)

In order to practice kindness we need to stop and attend to another. Sometimes the old ones are the best! Here is a random list to give you ideas and you can visit a random acts of kindness website for more ideas. How do we find the still point? One random act of kindness at a time, may be… try it out today. “In every moment we live we have the choice, to find the fight or make delight. We have power.” Anne Herbert 




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