I have to encourage you to try getting creative with the ways you can make someone's day a little brighter or easier.
It's just as rewarding for me as I imagine it is for the other person.
Let me give you some of my favorite moments from that past month:
- I overheard the pregnant Asian lady that does nails at the salon where I get manicures saying she nearly fainted from dehydration the night before. She said she barely ever drinks water. I was hospitalized for dehydration with my first baby so I know how important it is & how hard it is to start the habit of drinking water. When my nails were done, I drove down to Trader Joes & bought her a big bottle of water, enhanced w/electrolytes & dropped it off to her before heading home. She was shocked. I smiled for hours afterward.
- Noticing a sleeping baby in the car when a mom pulled in for after school pick up, I offered to stand at the car while she went inside so that the baby wouldn't wake up. I don't know her name, but I know what it means to keep a sleeping baby sleeping!
- Here's my old reliable & so easy: rejoicing with those who rejoice, mourning with those who mourn by setting alarms in my iPhone when a friend tells me something important is coming up so I can send a supportive text. Easy. Effective. Free!
Share what you have! It doesn't have to be big to make an impact.
Anybody have any creative ways to share?Pin It