I may sigh in frustration, but my arms are always open.
The driver who cuts me off, the store clerk who shrugs off my request for help, the colleague who criticizes, or refuses to collaborate, for these, kindness becomes a test of my own lifestyle of kindness.
You might say that we are not perfect. No excuse.
Tamara Letter is a mom, educator, and writer with a passion for kindness. In a post on December 30, 2018, Tamara describes the kindness scavenger hunt created by her 15 year-old son. Not only is this a heartwarming story, but a remarkable example of a lifestyle in the making.
Tamara shares her quest to change the world one act at a time in A Passion for Kindness, Her stories demonstrate what can happen when we make kindness a lifestyle.
Roman’s daily tweets inspire me to continue building and nurturing my own kindness lifestyle. He teaches me about the power of kindness and encourages me to press on.
Tamara and Rowan represent only two of many others making this world a better place. Our communities abound with kindness seekers and spreaders. But Tamara and Rowan are special, at least to me. As educators, they model kindness to children and adults every day.
Think about that.
How am I, how are you, touching the lives of others, especially our children?
What lifestyle do we model every moment?
Send me a note or share these ideas with others. And always—be and become #yourbest.