The most important gift that you receive from kindness

Linda Adsetts and The Group are here with their weekly Go for the Joy message. Enjoy!

"Kindness" mixed media by Kathleen Tennant
“Kindness” mixed media by Kathleen Tennant

 

Time is passing by so very quickly and it seems like yesterday that I wrote about kindness for Bliss. But all of Bliss Habits are timely when they roll around for me!

I was thinking that the “season of kindness” has passed. Let me explain. During the holiday season, all of us are very much in tune with extending kindness to others. We are reminded through the media of those that are less fortunate than we are and so we open our purses and our hearts and take some action.

The holidays are over now and life as we know it resumes. The reminders have been returned to the background.

On Christmas Eve day my small family began what I hoped will be a new tradition. We packed up some individual “goodie” bags to hand out to people living on the streets.

After our bags were empty, we went out for dinner. Our conversation centered around our experiences, all of them heart opening and my son asked me “Why couldn’t we do that more? Why did it have to be at Christmas? Their needs don’t go away.”

I have a wonderful son and I agreed that he was bang on. What would it take for us to do this more often? Each month our family contributes globally but what would it look like to expand that to include the community that we live in-beyond the food bank and the local thrift stores?

The Group has this-

“Kindness generates more kindness. Each act grows another and often in ways you cannot see.

The most important gift that you receive from kindness given is the heart opening that you experience. It is the moment when you see yourself in another, be they sitting on a sidewalk begging or lining up at the local food bank.

As each of you integrates this one thing your world, you will see it shift into total love and you will see magic unfold.

None of you are separate, though you may think so. All of you are connected. You breathe the same air and you are on the same earth.
You are human beings.

What would love do? We suspect that love would……

Go For The Joy of Kindness
Linda and The Group

 

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Linda Adsetts is a  healer, medium, psychic reader, channeller and writer. She receives channelled guidance and inspiration from The Group, a gathering of spirit who teach that our souls’ path is best expressed when we come from a place of joy. You can read how Linda got started down this fascinating path here and on her website where she shares daily messages from The Group.

Join her each Friday on Bliss Habits for an inspiring take on each of the habits.

 

4 thoughts on “The most important gift that you receive from kindness

  1. Thank you so much for including my art with this lovely post! Being kind really is simple, it doesn’t cost any money and can fill you and so many others with love. Being kind takes way less energy than being mean and feels so much better. Lovely post!

    • Hi Kathleen!
      I wish I could take credit for including your amazing art-but Kathy is the one who found it! She is amazing at putting my writing with just the right piece. I am happy it was yours!
      Linda

    • Isn’t it a perfect image? Kathleen is the artist-see comment above and Kathy of Bliss Habits found it. She does an awesome job of matching pics with my writing!
      Thanks for your comment!
      Linda

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