When kindness is a way of life, we don’t
ask ourselves, “what’s in it for me?” We
choose to be kind not because of any
personal gain, but because it aligns with our
values and principles. Serving others helps us to
shift our focus away from our own concerns and
circumstances. Kindness possesses the ability to
generate long-lasting joy within us and those we
touch. Additionally, being kind has the potential
to bring happiness to others, amplifying the
impact of our actions.

The beauty of kindness is that it is infectious. It
spawns more kindness and creates a ripple
effect that grows and spreads. It’s comparable
to a seed that, once planted, will flourish and
multiply if nourished. Whether it’s initiating a new
relationship, strengthening an existing one,
or healing a broken one, kindness has
the power to do it all. It’s a gift that is
available to everyone, completely
free of charge. By showing kindness,
we build connections and enhance
the lives of those who receive it.
Imagine the profound impact we
could make on our society if each
person committed to exhibiting kindness
to at least one individual every day.

Planting seeds of kindness can enhance our
relationships, boost our happiness levels, and
bring contentment to our hearts. One valuable
lesson I have learned is that being kind does not

necessarily require a hefty price tag. Simple
gestures such as surprising a widow with a
birthday card and treats, leaving fresh
blooms on a neighbor’s porch,
distributing food to those in need,
opening the door for the person
coming behind you, or hosting a free
concert for the community can go a
long way. My hope is that you are
inspired to develop your own unique
acts of kindness, planting the seeds of
goodwill in your own way.

You have the power to begin sowing seeds of
kindness today! I guarantee that the sense of
fulfillment and gratification you will experience
will be immeasurable.

“The beauty of kindness is that it is infectious.”

Contributing Writer, Jacquie “ooh” Johnson
Jacqueline Johnson, a native of Texas, resides in Denton, TX with her
spouse and two daughters. She has two grown sons living in
California, and a grandson. Jacqueline founded Jacquie ooh, an
online resource center dedicated to providing women with the
tools to think and live well. She also developed the Glow Collection
by Jacquie ooh, an all-natural skincare product line that feeds your
skin with gourmet nourishment. Jacqueline is deeply involved in her
community and was appointed as a precinct chair. She has
authored two books: Glow Through It 21-Day Devotional Journal for
Women and Dare to Sparkle Entrepreneur Guide+Dream BIG 4-Day
Devotional. To learn more about Jacqueline Johnson, please visit
her website at

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