What is kindness?
The dictionary describes kindness as the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate or a kind act.
Have you heard about paying it forward? This is an act of kindness right. Do unto others as you would like done unto you.
The world would say “Karma” good or bad ,it will affect you. But the Bible calls it reaping and sowing. If you are kind to someone you may or may not revive it back from them but if you just keep on doing what is kind it will come back to you.
I feel that being kind to someone takes you out of your own world and helps you to think of others instead of just yourself all the time. I can be in the worst mood and then I choose to release kindness to others the atmosphere just changes and hearts change.
It is a choice right? We can choose to be kind or choose to be mean. I believe being kind will change your heart in the act of the kindness. Kindness is something we must be taught or shown. When I was child if I was doing something that wasn’t kind my mother would step and say “that wasn’t very kind”
The Bible has a lot to say about kindness, so I thought I would share a few verses with you.
"Whoever pursues righteousness and KINDNESS will find life, righteousness, and honor."
"A man who is KIND benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself."
1 Corinthians 13:4
"Love is patient and KIND love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant."
"Be KIND to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you."
I love the Word of God because no matter what the topic is you can find truths that are timeless because Jesus is the way , the truth , and life .
Prayer: Father God forgive me for being unkind to myself, to you or others. I want to learn how to be kind and to think of others. Would you help me and change my heart to be kind ? I can’t do this alone. Show me ways and people to be kind to and to learn kindness each and every day. In Jesus name AMEN.