Some forty years ago, on top of Lookout Mountain, TN, I met the sweetest girl at Covenant College.
Smitten, I was.
Wrote her a love note, I did.
Lacking every art skill, I somehow forced a pen to wander around the page and create this:
In 2019, four decades later, said girl dug this out of a scrap book.
"I'd love it if you made a cover like this," she said.
"As you wish," I replied.
Ruth and I hope you enjoy the new heart journal.
You already know this: being kind to others makes you happy. And, actually, it's a proven fact that kindness makes you feel happy and feeling happy makes you kinder.
Tracking kindness is a terrific way to keep kindness on our radar and incorporate more of it into our lives. Just as a gratitude makes us more attuned to the things that we’re grateful for, a kindness journal or tracker makes us more aware of those moments of grace. And, especially if we have a goal of recording one (or more) acts of kindness daily, we’ll be more apt to take action.
C'mon. Do it. Who would turn down happiness?