Brokenness: DAK – Deliberate Acts of Kindness?

There is Beauty in Brokenness, especially when one friend shows kindness to another. I would like to encourage you to consider your fellow human beings as your fellow human friends. Why? Consider the following with me.

Random acts of kindness. Our broken world could use more of them.

But how can this happen?

I find this quote by Stephen Grellet inspiring:

I shall pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

“…for I shall not pass this way again.” Let that phrase sink in. It’s not only impossible to relive an exact moment in time, but the opportunity that moment presented is gone forever.

Have you been on the receiving end of a random act of kindness? How did that make you feel?
Pretty amazing, right?

Have you been the giver of a random act of kindness? How did that make you feel?
Pretty special, right?

Why are these acts of kindness random? Is it mere happenstance? Possibly.

Here’s an idea. What if it was possible to make randomness deliberate? I believe it is.

It’s one thing to understand the impact a kind deed can have on someone and in the spur of the moment, decide to act.

It’s quite another thing to deliberately act on that knowledge and make the decision to seek opportunities to do something kind.

Daily Doable: Don’t wait for a random opportunity to present itself. Deliberately seek them out. Purpose to become a conduit for kindness to your fellow human friends.

What might this look like? For me, it can be as simple as the shirt I am wearing. I’ll share that story another time.

DAK: Deliberate Acts of Kindness. Our broken world needs them now more than ever. It needs YOU now more than ever!

Did you enjoy this column? If so, please SIGN UP BELOW to receive more tips like this.