Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

Change the world $17 at a time

When I read this story of a woman in a grocery store whose $17 action touched a whole family, it brought tears to my eyes. I talk a lot about learning to see ourselves as world changers, and I know that to some people, that feels like a daunting idea! You may wonder, at your age or with your resources or whatever holds you back, how can you make a difference?

But here’s the thing you must remember, your smallest acts of kindness bring light into someone’s darkness. We have no idea of the daily struggles going on around us. We have no idea how our $17, our smile, our kind word may pour love out upon someone who really needs it.

So today, I challenge myself and all of you, to look for opportunities to make the world a better place. Let’s be on the look out for small acts of kindness that can touch somebody’s life! Let’s be world changers!

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This entry was posted on April 8, 2014 by in Acting, For Teens and Tweens and tagged , .
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