When Claudia couldn’t afford to buy her kids Christmas presents, she was crestfallen. But how her kids responded to the news taught her a valuable lesson.
“Some say we’re wired for selfishness. But what I did that night felt good—better than any self-indulgence. …Maybe we’re wired for kindness too.”
Dorothy was standing in line at the gas station, ready to buy a lottery ticket, when she saw an opportunity to spend her $10 on something much better.
After being publicly embarrassed, Amanda could have sunk into isolation and self-pity. But she didn’t. This is her story of turning humiliation into triumph.
One night, Cindy and her husband saw a man eating dinner alone and anonymously paid for his bill. Months later, their act of kindness returned to them.
While traveling in India, Nihar met a poor, hard-working young man with a dream. This is Nihar’s story of making that dream come true.
When Walter overhead an elderly woman struggling to buy a coat in the thrift store, he couldn’t just walk away. This was his random act of kindness.
Rick wanted to share his passion for kindness and giving with his grandchildren. Instead of preaching about it, this is what he did.
Kirsten had all the outward measures of success, but she wasn’t happy, so she quit her job with no Plan B. What happened next is amazing.
“I honestly believe that none of us have to sacrifice who we are and what we want for money. Nothing is worth that and there is always a way.”