act of kindness

‘Momma, what does ‘depressed’ mean?’ I was cooking dinner when my daughter overheard the woman on the news.’: Little girl shares acts of kindness for ‘forgotten’ nursing home patients

“I told her it means someone is really sad, and explained lots of people are very sad they’re unable to see their families during the pandemic. Without skipping a beat, she said, ‘I will color them a picture. They can hang it on their wall, and it will make them happy just like it makes you happy.’ My heart immediately tripled in size.”

‘May I hug your boys?’ An older woman approached me in the cereal aisle. ‘You don’t know what I’d give to hear my grandson laugh one last time.’: Twin mom touched by Walmart chance encounter

“She said, ‘I know you probably hate this and I’m sorry to take up so much of your time. You see, I lost my only grandchild last year, and about the only time I see kids his age is when I do my grocery shopping.’ I couldn’t find any words. I stood in silence, grieving for her.”

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