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The campaign which was aptly launched during the Philippine Independence Day aims to awaken the spirit of nationalism of the Filipino. The most basic result of the campaign is for Filipinos to be encouraged to do small acts of kindness and realize that these acts of kindness will go a long way.
An 8-week challenge designed to encourage us to perform random acts of kindness to ourselves, loved ones, acquaintances, strangers, animals, and even the environment – to help create a happier, healthier and more trusting environment.
Think about how happy you feel when a stranger smiles at you in the street, when you donate to charity, take your dog for a walk, help someone at the park fly their kite, offer your seat to someone on the tram, or compliment your partner on how dashing they look – these are all acts of kindness, and all contribute to a happier, kinder way of life.
Muslim store owner turned a would-be robbery into an act of compassion.
GUEST AUTHOR: By Samana Siddiqui Courtesy:http://www.soundvision.com/info/life/35kindness.asp
Very often though, we feel we don’t have the time for kind gestures, despite our best intentions. These 35 ideas are just some quick things we can do to practice this essential part of our faith.
- If someone owes you money, call or email them to extend the time they have to pay you back, or forgive the debt altogether. “If anyone would like Allah to save him from the hardships of the Day of Resurrection , he should give more time to his debtor who is short of money, or remit his debt altogether” (Muslim).
- Teach a child one short verse of the Quran. “The best of you are those who learn the Quran and teach it to others” (Bukhari).
- Plant something…
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