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Open the Heart

Compassionate storytelling reinforces kindness behavior and evokes the feelings of gratitude, thereby allowing the heart to open. These stories of generosity reduce tension and stress, imbibe optimistic outlook about the future, ignite happiness, promote confidence, build human connection, reinforce our faith in humanity, and help us to recognize the relentless generosities of Spirit in our lives.   

 The following stories are excerpts from the book, You Can Never Go Wrong by Being Kind—An anthology on the transformative potential of kindness & compassion. They are FREE for you to read and share a link with friends.  If you would like to get your own copy of the book or a specific story, you can make a small donation to Support Kindness and download a digital format of the book or any of the stories.  The second edition of You Can Never Go Wrong by Being Kind contains 53 stories.

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The Gift of a Lifetime

John Villemonte

When I was one year old, our family moved to, of all places, Calcutta, India. My father, James Villemonte, was a professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Through an offer from the university, he had accepted an assignment to the Bengal Engineering College in Calcutta to help develop a new postgraduate program. He was part of a team of six professors and their families…

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Kindness is Letting Go of Grudge

Beverly Peace-Kayhill

Hello, reader. I beg your pardon; I haven’t done this before, ever. I am new to speaking one on one with people on paper. Oh, I can see by the look on your face that you are a bit confused. Please, let me explain. You see, I am not actually Beverly, the author of this story. I am Beverly’s grudge…

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Think Again before Beating Yourself Up

Zeal Okogeri

When I was in my 20s, I founded a computer export company and was exporting computer accessories to Saudi Arabia, Greece, and Nigeria. Later, I established a fully staffed subsidiary of my company in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. I traveled a lot during those days. I often wondered what day it was as I journeyed from one country to the other…

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The Man in the Post Office

Bernadette Fleming

Random acts of kindness inspire me, and I love hearing stories about strangers doing good things for others. It makes my heart happy. I believe kindness is contagious and can spread like wildfire. In a world filled with darkness, random acts of kindness help me see the light and restore my faith in humanity. To me, kindness is a beautiful reminder that people still love and care for one another, despite everything else going on in the world. But I did not always feel this way…

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You Have Nothing to Be Ashamed of

Silana Lundin

Kindness Softens the Heart

Zeal Okogeri

Sometimes we are the beneficiaries of kindness, and other times we are put in situations in which we can give the gift of kindness. A few years ago, I attended a spiritual seminar in Las Vegas. During the break, I boarded the bus at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard, near the Bellagio Hotel, to visit a friend…

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Selfless Stranger on the Plane

Brenda Watterson

The pilot’s voice came over the loudspeaker, urging the passengers to take their seats. Aggravated travelers shuffled down the cramped aisle, shoving large carry-on bags into stuffed overhead compartments. A mechanical issue had caused a 40-minute delay, and people openly complained about tight connections. I pushed my backpack under the seat in front of me and fastened my seatbelt, the new book I’d brought for the trip resting on my lap. It was then that I saw her….

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The Cambodian Kitten

Zhang Yue

It was the last day of my one-week journey to Cambodia. Having visited some of the most charming and beautiful places in the country, I had no plans other than enjoying my leisure time and sunshine, then leaving the country in the evening.

After a wonderful lunch, I enjoyed the afternoon wandering the streets and taking pictures…

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