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Today’s Act of Kindness is…

Today’s Act of Kindness is…


Today’s “Random Act of Kindness” (a quick mission you can do to make a big impact on someone’s day) is:

Take Time to Listen.

Isn’t it wonderful when someone actually pauses to listen deeply to what you’re saying? We’re all scurrying around so much we sometimes forget the power of simply listening. That simple act can go straight to the heart, it shows you care, and helps fill the need we all have to feel connected. So today, take a few minutes to truly listen to a friend, family member, or even a complete stranger. Ask how they’re doing. No judgment, just pure empathy. You may be surprised by what you learn, and your gift of kindness will touch their heart (whether or not they acknowledge it!)

After you’ve completed your mission:

1. Please share your experience in the comments below. Who’d you listen to? How did they react? How’d it make you feel? Let us know and help inspire more of us to share the love.

2. Then, click the “I did this” button below to claim 20 Butterfly Credits you can use to make even more of a difference. (Honor system. Only one click per person.)


Thank you for making a difference!

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1555 comments

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1:35AM PDT on Oct 23, 2014

ok,will do it :)

12:33AM PDT on Sep 20, 2014

Thank you!

7:18PM PDT on Sep 8, 2014

listen to a Paratransit client talk about her health issues.

9:49PM PDT on Sep 1, 2014

Listen to my neighbor

12:53AM PDT on Aug 27, 2014

Last week, I noticed an old lady coming out of our local post office, struggling with walking stick, lunch in a bag, pension, handbag, and car key. So I got out of my car, which was at the back of hers, and very slowly helped her to get co-ordinated, and into her car safely.

9:24PM PDT on Aug 26, 2014

Listen to a homeless guy talk and gave him some change

12:22AM PDT on Aug 24, 2014

Thank you again!

9:38PM PDT on Aug 22, 2014

listen to a Paratransit client telling me how she wanted to visit her son, explained how to do it

12:34PM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

Listen to Jon's Aunt tell me about his family

9:13PM PDT on Aug 15, 2014

listen to my daughter talk about her sister in law's husband's concert

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about Randy Paynter

Randy Paynter is the Founder & CEO of Care2 - the largest online community of people making a difference in healthy & green living, human rights and animal welfare. Randy... more




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