A Seed of Kindness: tenderness in a tough world

Joyful Living | Creative Calling

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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Your life has a purpose way beyond your to-do list. Join the journey here for gentle reminders. Indra is a blogger, songwriter, singer and homecook from Barbados. Joyful Life|Creative Calling shares content steps for the creatively-inclined, encouragement, interviews and happy home life moments. If you're called to reset the quality, pace and volume of your life for the better, there are plenty posts with hopefully-helpful tips. As a teen, she almost gave up on life. Now as a woman saved by grace, she lives with purpose, writing, editing and recording while enjoying the kitchen, garden and long walks. Feel free to join the journey and click subscribe, for firsthand updates on new posts, guest features and encouragement along the way.

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