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I Never Underestimate The Power Of Kindness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 126 People

    My Tribute To My Aunt And Uncle

    After thoroughly going over the details of my childhood with me, my psychiatrist asked me where I had taken the model for my own family. I had to answer that it was from spending summers with Aunt L and Uncle A. When I was ten and my sister nine, my parents seperated. My...
    jojewel jojewel 56-60, F 12 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    My Power Of Kindness

    I think that5 most people don't understand. The power of kindness. Its the best kind of power to have. To want to help other people. Its something that is nice to have. It can also be passed around to others. I know that I have always had the power of kindness. I just need to be...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Mar 11, 2011

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    The Most Kindest Man In The Universe

    I never thought up until 2 years ago that kindness could exist in such a pure untainted , unconditional form as that  I have experienced from a  wonderful man. Clearly it is a breed in extinction , but It overwhelms now as i write that countless friends , family , strangers and...
    andromeda andromeda 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    It's An Energy!

    Being kind and spreading that kindness around is like an energy source all it's own. It can grow and is vulnerable to the same vacuum effect as anything else that tries to suck the life force from good things.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    One Random Act

    One random act of kindness can change someone's life.  Be a blessing to others and blessings will flow to you.
    silentwitness silentwitness 46-50 3 Responses May 9, 2010

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    We Remember What's Important

    When I was a little girl it was popular to have Kool Aid stands, pretty similar to lemon aid stands. So I bought the Kool Aid, mixed it up, got the glasses and napkins and set up in the local park.Shortly after a group of girls came by, checked out my stand, giggled and proceeded...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 28 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    ~The Little Starfish~ (poem) copy

    The Starfish Perspective Upon the beach, there we laid, As many did pass by. Until a small girl came near, She wouldn't let me die. I saw a stranger approach her, And heard him asked her why? She said they all have worth, And this one doesn't have to die. I will do whatever I...
    Raindrop000 Raindrop000 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2010

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    Valuable Lesson

    I've mentioned elsewhere that I lived in a homeless shelter for several months.  Living there I learned one of the most important lessons I've yet absorbed:  always be kind.I did not like all of the women at that shelter.  A few I came very close to hating.  I was kind anyway...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    Aunt L's Big Heart

    The first few summers I spent at Aunt L's and Uncle A's house they had downstairs neighbours who had 5 rambunctious boys. Well, really 4 rambunctious ones and 1 who had been born with some kind of neurological problem. There was something wrong with his arms, he couldn't bring...
    jojewel jojewel 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Has anyone seen the movie chronicles? It's a great movie and I think that if anyone got powers in the modern day.. That's how it would turn out for sure!
    CuriousGuy833 CuriousGuy833 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What does your desired super power say about you??? I want to be able to unlock doors to spend time in busy places on my own when they are shut. Spooky, peaceful and full of...
    wouldiknow wouldiknow 31-35, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Two people commit the same crime.... one gets community service... the other is jailed for 10 years. (And yes, it can be even more extreme than that). Why? Because they had...
    AliceMarie92 AliceMarie92 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    "Required secondary powers." Have you ever heard of this? It's the notion that some superpowers can't work without another, secondary power backing it up in some way. My favorite...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am totally blown away by the beauty of kindness! Sometimes the sight of kindness brings tears to my eyes because it reminds me of the love I've been shown...
    Strngluv Strngluv 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    As I walk through today, may my senses be enhanced. May my eyes see others the way You have seen, do see and will see me in days to come. May my eyes see past the front people put...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    As I walk through today, may my senses be enhanced. May my eyes see others the way You have seen, do see and will see me in days to come. May my eyes see past the front people put...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    What if you’ve died…?Dear myI don’t really know how to call you, but I think you know what I mean…That day when I have heard you could have died my heart...
    Estranea Estranea 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I love making people's day! You never know what someone is going through, and even a smile or compliment can change their world. Have you ever been on the receiving side of a...
    Jessiii00 Jessiii00 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I imagine her smile every day and feel so sorry about everything that have happened lately. But there is no turning back, we are not writing each other anymore. And she deleted her...
    Tourion Tourion 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I will never forget the way you always looked at me. You always just stared at me with that beautiful smile of yours and held my hand so tight. The look in those magnificent eyes...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been praying to God.. Or more like asking Him if He could let my heart open to Him again because I felt like my heart had turned into a stone. A hard heart that didn't...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dear Father I come to You because even though You say do not fear, I cannot help it when the situation is not my situation but someone else putting themselves in situations that I...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Dear Father I come to You because even though You say do not fear, I cannot help it when the situation is not my situation but someone else putting themselves in situations that I...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Manners will get you a long ways in life no matter what you are doing. I say thank people any chance they deserve it. Think about it how many times a day dose the dishwasher at a...
    Shadowghost123 Shadowghost123 18-21 a week ago

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    To my teachers who told me i would never amount to anything in life... im a stock broker..SUCK IT..
    shankrish shankrish 22-25, M a week ago

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    I regret saying her that if you are talking about your positive things in life, you are being egoistic and when you are talking about your negative things in life, you are...
    Tourion Tourion 22-25, M a week ago

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    I want to be able to shape-shift, because it covers almost every power I can think of.
    KnightStalkerXIV KnightStalkerXIV 16-17, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm not a big fan of the average social media experience. 90% of what's shared is reblogged memes, GIF's and videos or mundane pictures of day to day life. Even sharing quotes...
    Baddayoverdose Baddayoverdose 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 28

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    We are never too important to be nice to others (saw this today...I shall commit it to memory)
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I want the power to think of a thing or object and it would it materalise in front on me.
    HarryT16 HarryT16 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I can always use a power nap. My favorite place for one is in the car. That way when we get to where we're going, I'm full of energy.
    LittleHiei LittleHiei 26-30, M Jan 24

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    I am unloved, but I choose to love deeply. (hopefully a positive tone for those that feel hopeless; and no, this is not a story of a girl who felt like she could never have love...
    notreallyici notreallyici 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I would love powers of the mind. Telepathy, telekinesis, mind manipulation.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 23

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    God i need you today and every day. Allow me to let go and move on and for everything to work out. Let all my test come back clear. You said you love all your children and...
    kim654 kim654 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    People tend to use magick words like "love" in vain, and use phrases like "I'm sorry" so frequently that they lose meaning. Words carry energy, and there is much power in the...
    PrometheusArcanus PrometheusArcanus 31-35, M Jan 22

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    Eye contact is how the soul catches on fire. It is more intimate than words. Eyes have their own beautiful language that our lips do not understand. They leave us vulnerable. They...
    whoknew16 whoknew16 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 21

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    Quench my thirst in getting to know You. As I grow to know You, help my eyes to see past what physically in front of me. Help my ears to hear the hidden u spoken words. May I see...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Quench my thirst in getting to know You. As I grow to know You, help my eyes to see past what physically in front of me. Help my ears to hear the hidden u spoken words. May I see...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F Jan 21

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    Who wouldn´t like to get kindness from other people? Many times we get to know our loved ones are in some kind of sad or difficult situation and our first thought is being of...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I have NEVER seen the good in anyone or anything in this world. I don't believe in forgive and forget. I ABSOLUTELY do not believe in forgiveness. I do not believe in kindness, and...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 41-45, F Jan 20

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    Could be an innocent hug, maybe a brush by as you pass, a sweet glance ( I believe you can touch someone...especially someone you love...with your eyes), holding of hands, a gentle...
    Slashrattlenroll Slashrattlenroll 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 20

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