Small Acts of Kindness in 2016

christmasBut the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23 NKJV

In a couple of days, 2015 will be a memory and we will move into the newness of 2016. It’s been quite a year for me, and probably for you too. I actually took time off from the Small Acts of Kindness portion from January until May. Since then, though, I’ve enjoyed spreading positive, uplifting things that people have done for each other.

This past year, I added more writing related posts and interviews. I wanted to share the triumphs of my fellow writers with you. In fact, I’m adding one of my writing friends to the blog regularly, Ellen Andersen. You’ll find her posts starting in January on the second Monday of each month. Ellen is a sweet lady with a lot to share and I know you’ll appreciate her take on acts of kindness.  I’ll  also still be sharing narratives in 2016 from The Kindness Blog, one of my favorite sources of inspiring stories.

With so much negative news and stories on television and social media, I love digging for positive alternatives. I know we’ll all benefit from the stories Ellen and I will share next year. For those of you who’ve been with me since the beginning, you’ll remember this blog was founded on this quote from Aesop.

“The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.”

I’d like you to take that nugget of truth into the New Year. No act of kindness is ever wasted. So let’s begin 2016 with intentional acts of kindness. You’ll be glad you did. 🙂