This time of year people get stressed. Don’t do it – be kind!
And my two cents: Don’t get caught up in the wants, the shopping, the must haves unless you can pay in full and don’t go in debt paying off Christmas gifts til next March.
Regardless, know it is time to be kind.
“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” Colossians 3.12
And when you do, you will…
Here’s some other thoughts on kindness to apply and enrich your life:
Kind words are short and easy to speak but their echoes are endless.
If you can’t be kind, be quiet.
When you are wrong, admit it. When you are right, be quiet.
Be kind whenever possible. Note: It is always possible!
You never regret being kind!
When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people. ~ Polish born American Rabbi Abraham Joshua Herschel
You don’t need a lot of friends; just the kind ones.
Appreciate those who are kind to you.
Nobody can truly take away your pain but God, so don’t let anyone take away your happiness. Keep being kind no matter what.
You don’t need a reason to be kind. Just be it.
Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are.
Always have a willing hand to help someone, you might be the only one that does.
Being nice merely to be liked in return nullifies the point.
Always be friendly, always be kind, like the most beautiful flower that you can find.
In a world where you can be anything, be kind.
How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it
Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.
There is beauty in being kind
Always stay humble and kind
Nobody forgets an act of kindness
Kindness is a language the blind can see and the deaf can hear
Kind people are the best kind of people
We rise by lifting others. Be kind in word and deed.
No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted
Be kind to unkind people; they need it the most
Always be a little kinder than necessary
Here’s some previous posts on kindness:
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