A Seed of Kindness: tenderness in a tough world

Joyful Life | Creative Career

Tenderness in a tough world.

Kindness is on my mind. Can you remember what it felt like when you were shown kindness when it was least expected or received from an “unlikely” person? I’m sure you’ve been both the giver and receiver of this beautiful gift called kindness. It can bring refreshment,  encouragement…humility and gratitude, and is something that awakens the tender side of even the coldest of hearts.

Kindness doesn’t originate from us, but we are loaned this essence of compassion that rises up to take action and bless others. There have been many moments when kindness was immediate; it didn’t take half of a second to contemplate giving, and unfortunately, there have been times when I’ve had to remind myself in or after the moment, that kindness is a part of our calling.

It doesn’t depend on whether I feel like it today…

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Indra is a Barbados born writer, singer and publishing consultant who started a blog that now reaches 35 destinations. She shares content management tips, refreshment reminders and interviews with creative sisters. The multilingual amateur gardener works from home after pressing pause on a life of travel. As a teen, she almost gave up on life. Now as a woman saved by grace, she lives joyfully with purpose, encouraging the overwhelmed. Follow 'Joy within' blog for firsthand updates on new posts, guest features and tropical vlogs.

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