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Being Kind: A Six-Sentence Story to #LightTheWorld

Photo: Sign on posterboard, written in a child's handwriting, which says, "Hot Cocoa Cookies help us raise $$ to buy, teddy Bears for local Hospitals, clinics, and shelters"


This week, the #LightTheWorld campaign theme is Light Your Community, and I've noticed many examples of ways to shine; here are several:

1. Young brothers organized and manned a cocoa and cookies stand, with proceeds going to purchase teddy bears for hospitals, clinics, and shelters.

2. The local grocery store had a "grab a bag" display, where shoppers could buy a bag of food to donate to a food pantry.

3. A class of 11-year-olds quickly responded, "But you are great at other things, like gymnastics," when a fellow classmate expressed frustration that she was not good at puzzles.

4. During a snowstorm, neighbors quickly shoveled sidewalks and driveways up and down the street, without stopping at their own property lines. 

A little kindness goes a long way to light a community; how does your world shine?

(This post is in response to the Six Sentence Story prompt for this week: Kind. Thanks to Denise for hosting that blog hop each week!)

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  1. Truly the Light of the World. Wonderful six.

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  2. Lovely ways to shine and light and be kind, a lovely six.

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  3. What a wonderful reminder that kindness comes in "all sizes and packages" :) And so true, a little goes a long way.

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    1. I'm so impressed with the children in my neighborhood!

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