November 13 is World Kindness Day, a time that is designated to try to help people in the world be kinder to each other. It may seem like a basic idea, but in the chaotic and, often vicious, world which we inhabit, it is a very good idea. Too often, people are absorbed into their own lives and do not realize that helping other people, simply for the sake of doing it, can make both the helper and the world a much better place. A simple action can extend far past its initial occurrence and spread, like a wave traveling through space, to impact many others.
Take the time today to do one kind thing for another person. It does not have to be a large action; a simple act of kindness has the same importance.
And here is another idea: extend being kind into every day. Try to make being kind a part of your life.