This week, 11-17 February 2018, is Random Acts of Kindness Week. Who knew? How wonderful! Random Acts of Kindness Foundation website address is my post title for those who might like to delve a bit more into this marvelous movement.
KINDNESS STARTS WITH ONE
This week we are invited to share about one person who inspired us to be a better human being. New and archived stories are posted for us to read.
There are several ways to glean support and participate with the foundation:
They believe in kindness to change how people see and experience the world. Download their FREE classroom lesson plans that teach social emotional learning (SEL) skills like caring, compassion, self-care, helpfulness, responsibility and respect.
Invitation to Upcoming Events: #CAPTUREKINDNESS
Photo Contest Nov. 13, 2017-Feb. 17, 2018
Join the #CAPTUREKINDNESS photo contest! 14 weeks of inspiring others & spreading kindness through photography.
RAK Week Feb. 11-17, 2018
Join in the week-long celebration of kindness. Help turn the world kind by celebrating RAK Day (17th) and RAK Week. It’s an opportunity to have fun being a little extra kind.
World Kindness Day November 13, 2018 !
The Foundation thinks every day should be World Kindness Day, but November 13th is set aside internationally to honor kindness.
RAK Friday November 23, 2018
Instead of shopping on Black Friday, kick off the holidays by doing a random act of kindness.
The author George Saunders, who wrote Congratulations, by the way: Some Thoughts on Kindness, shared that as he reviewed his life, his greatest regrets remained when he neglected to be kind. I know, even though I’d like to think of myself as a kind and compassionate person, when I am tired, hungry, or grumpy …
As for my submission for a person who inspires me to be a better human being? You, of course, dearest Edythe. I will submit what I shared at your Celebration of Life.*
*previous post Goodbye: Friend of Friends