When a young woman knocks on Aamir’s door and her fear of hunger is greater than her fear of Corona, he knows he must act to help his community survive the lock-down.
Barb Geiger and her husband Gene set off on an epic five-month service adventure, paddling down the Mississippi in a twenty-foot kayak they built themselves.
Along the way they encounter countless everyday heroes and river angles who offer compassion, care and opportunity to others. Be inspired by just one of their many encounters …
Here’s a story to lift your spirits and help you remember there’s kindness in humanity.I’ve been extremely discouraged with how toxic the media has been, so outside of wishing happy birthdays, I’ve stayed clear. If I don’t have anything positive to offer, then why bring negativity? That’s the plan I’ve tried to follow… Last night
Touching story of human kindness. On a bus from Phoenix to LA a woman hands over her last forty dollars. But that wasn’t the end of her story…
Enjoy this short story about never giving up hope, even during the most difficult times … because help is somewhere to be found. We may just need to open our hearts to receive it. Asking for help is hard. Accepting help is harder. I tend to think: I can do this. I just need a few
A delightful story of human kindness, especially for anyone who has ever lost a beloved grandfather or grandmother I lost this amazing man almost two years ago, he was my person; my grandfather and one of the best people I will ever have the privilege of knowing. Try to imagine the best hug you’ve ever had.
A boy from a poor family in a small village travels to the city to get a job to pay for his education. There a strange man approaches with an offer the boy is both afraid to accept, but can’t refuse.
Be inspired by Nawaz’s remarkable story as he works through his fears, embraces opportunities and ultimately passes on the gift he was given to others in his village.
A young boy shows up at Dollar Tree wanting to buy a few gifts for his mother. Only he was short on money…A 30-second story to remind you that small gestures make a big difference I work at the Dollar Tree. Yesterday a young kid came in to buy his mother birthday presents. This kid had
Jayashree returns to her homeland in India, where she encounters a young girl selling handmade toys and bangles.
The encounter reminds Jayashree of her childhood and a simple life lesson … the smallest expression of kindness can take the biggest space in a person’s heart.
Photograph by: Kenan TekinA short story highlighting the wonderful work of “Grannies in Demand” and the older folk they help in the care homes of Israel.Evening at the Nursing Home. I help Rika as she painfully pushes her steel framed walker back to her room. We make our way carefully across the dining room where,
A beautiful story about human kindness. Just one small act of love and kindness can make a difference to more than one life. Kindness always makes it back to you. There’s a particular spot in our village, where if you wait, you can hitch a ride. This day, as we drove by, a local Cypriot
Sarah makes the decision to be more open-minded to helping strangers on her visit to Argentina. What will she do when a big hitchhiker with a knife asks for help?
One afternoon Steve receives a phone-call from a boy saying he found a dog tag while hiking. Little did the boy know that this small gesture of kindness would make the big impression it did …A ‘Hallmark’ worthy storyWith the bad news that’s been broadcast lately, it is very easy to overlook the fact that
Inspirational story about an ordinary village boy from India who grew up on a cashew farm. His parents were illiterate, he’d skip school, and there was little hope for his future …Until one day, something unimaginable happened (almost a miracle) that changed his whole life around. He ended up with a PhD, and his research
When Fathima, a Muslim from South Africa, travels to India, she fears how she’ll be received in an area with supposed Muslim-Hindu tensions. What she discovers in reality surprises her, and something as simple as a stranger knocking on her door leads to a realization that will change her perspective forever…”Child, have you eaten?”
Pregnant and exhausted, Tram couldn’t see a way out of her monotonous home-to-work, work-to-home daily routine… until one day a friend asks her for a favour. Tram’s story is about hope for a better life. It’s about giving …,and receiving so much more in return.
An early self portrait by the author Sarra A. A short story about showing kindness to strangers.Be taken into the mind of thirteen year old Sarra as she travels alone, back to her home in Kuwait. Along the way she meets an old man and learns the wonder of showing kindness to strangers … I had
Just before Christmas, 77 yo, Aunt DeeDee got scammed and didn’t have enough money to pay her rent. Little did she know about a secret stash of kindness coins about to come her way … JOIN JOIN Every week I save all the change and $1 bills I have in my purse and wallet.
When Linnea, a woman from Sweden witnesses fear and panic unfolding on her Facebook feed, she decides to do something to help.A short story shining light on human kindness during the Corona-Covid19 Outbreak … My neighbor’s cows mooed outside my window and stars began to appear. I had just come home to the farm after a
One act of kindness is never just one act of kindness. Like a seed planted in fertile soil, it will grow and continue to fruit for many seasons. Walking through the doors of Langkawi International Airport a wave of anxious excitement overcame me; that same feeling that comes with every touch-down in a foreign country.
In a world where competition is revered and compassion seems rare, Julie Tallard Johnson shares a story about her decision to step back and allow someone else to take her place … a decision that leads to a surprise encounter with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and a powerful lesson in showing kindness and generosity to