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A Random Act of Kindness

I have been blessed by a random act of kindness many times in my life. The one that wowed me most happened a number of years ago when I was in the process of moving and two friends showed me compassion.

Random Act of Kindness, Brad W. Smith photographer, two men pull ropes on the deck, sunny day, blue ocean, coastline visible

Whether best mates or strangers, we can lend a hand when the need arises simply because at that moment, we can fulfill someone’s need.

The new place was not yet ready for me, so I stored several boxes in a friend’s basement.

Granted, this is not a big deal. It’s something we can easily see ourselves doing. But then, while I was away at a conference, I received a pre-dawn call from her. Rain, and an accidentally unplugged sump pump, meant there were a few inches of water in her basement.

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