Blog Category : Kindness as a Gift

Talk about it, okay?


Hello! You are on my mind because I just read an article in the New York Times about friendship. (This may be a paywall link, but don't worry about it. It wasn't so much the article itself, as it was simply the reminder about the importance of friendship!) Now, more than ever, we need...

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LoveGram: Love as Fuel


Hello beautiful friend, I am thinking of you and sending love. As I'm writing this to you, we're continuing to receive heartbreaking news from Ukraine. It can be so hard to hold all the emotions that arise during times like this when we know that so many people are living with violenc...

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Secret Agents of Change: Operation Reinvent the Valentine


Hello! If you've been hanging around me for any length of time, you know that periodically I let you know about a fun Random Acts of Kindness project that I host with poet Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer. We call ourselves the Secret Agents of Change and we are a group of people who aim to ...

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LoveGram: Ripplegram!


  Hello Beautiful friend! Today, I send you a long nap in the middle of the day, your head on a soft pillow. I send you the tree’s dancing shadows through the sheer white curtains. I send you a cup of something comforting. *** Welcome to your Sunday audio LoveGram. ...

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Celebration Superstar


  In this week's audio LoveGram, I tell you all about Carolyn and why she is such a Celebration Superstar. Here's the gist of it: Carolyn is someone who really FEELS life. She usually wears her emotions on her sleeve and it is a beautiful thing to get to experience. All around...

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{Uplift Gifts}: You Had Me at Hello


  I hope your week has been going well. I'm thinking of you and sending you warm greetings. Imagine that you can see me and I've got a big smile on my face as I wave to you. Imagine that I am squealing with happiness as I say your name. Have you ever thought about what a gift it ...

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LoveGram: What Soothes You?


  Hello my beautiful friend  ... Today I am writing to you from that place where it feels as if the veil has lifted a little. You know what veil I mean? That one that is usually there, protecting us from the deep grief that is possible as humans. That veil that allows us to go t...

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Lovegram: Open the Door!


  Hello and Happy Sunday ... Today I am sending you the happy faces of Arnold and his two brothers — photo above. I am sending you the quiet ease of a Sunday and the possibility of a shared meal with family or some space alone to read and reflect. I am sending you renewed...

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LoveGram: Lean on me


  Hello, my beautiful friend. Welcome to a new day! Today, I send you the warmth of the yellow sun on your sweet face. I send you that fluffy, gray neighborhood cat, who meows as a small plea for a friendly touch and pet. I send you those ultra purple flowers on their spind...

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Secret Agents Mission: Fool for Love


  Secret Agents are a group of people who aim to spread surreptitious joy and kindness in playful and unexpected ways.  April 1st is April Fool's Day and usually it is a time to try and PRANK people. However, our very own Secret Agent Lynda Allen has chosen to turn this holid...

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