Kindness Lasts forever!

Fourteen poignant acts of kindness captured in photographs with brief captions. Moving. Unforgettable. Inspiring the spread of kindness by all sensitive souls.
 

Photo of man giving shoes off his feet homeless girl, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.

This man gave the shoes off his feet to a homeless girl.

"Therefore, holy and beloved, as the elect of God, put on hearts of mercies, KINDNESS, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering." Colossians 3:12

The motorcyclist in this photo, not a policeman, stopped to help an elderly woman cross the street safely.

Photo of Monarch butterfly and flowers, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.
Photo of man helping elderly person across the street, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.
Photo of elderly barber giving free haircuts and shaves, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.

This elderly barber, perhaps retired, offers haircuts for the price of a single HUG!

Friendship, consolation, and camaraderie know no color.

Photo of two elderly men comforting and encouraging each other, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.

This police officer showed great kindness, sympathy, and compassion when he handcuffed himself to a young woman contemplating suicide, that she might understand how important he considered her life to be. No doubt he would have urged her to rethink her own evaluation of her own life, opening her mind to ways out of her crises of heart and soul.

Photo of a policeman saving a young woman from committing suicide, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.

"For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another. But after the KINDNESS and LOVE of God our Savior toward man appeared, He saved us not by works of righteousness which we had done, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration (baptism, immersion in water), and by the renewing of the Holy Spirit." Titus 3:3-5

Many caring, compassionate, and kind people made this impaired boy´s wishes come true.

Photo of a black goose for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.
Photo of physically impaired boy seeing his wish come true as he is given a ride in an exotic car, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.
Photo of grocery store employee tying the shoe of an elderly man, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.

"Oh! Sir, wait a moment. Your shoelace is untied and you might trip over it. Let me tie it for you." And the grocery store employee does just that!. What thoughtfulness, kindness, and consideration. Little acts of kindness that the favored person treasures and may remember forever, with a smile that makes him or her feel warm inside.

Very generous of heart and kind was the person who decided to put new tires on a stranger´s truck because he noted they were really needed. With just one request.

5 "And besides this, using all diligence, add to your faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge,

and to knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience, and to patience godliness,

and to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness charity.

For if these things be in you and abound, they make you that ye shall be neither barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ."

2 Peter 1:5-8

Photo of the receipt for a set of new tires a man gave to a complete stranger, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.
Photo of a man in a wheelchair being lifted above the heads of a crowd so that he could observe a sports event, Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.

Some people in the crowd decided a wheelchair fan should also be able to see the show and hoisted him above the heads of all!

"Barbarous people show no little KINDNESS." 

Not the people on the left, but some natives on the island of Malta, in the Mediterranean.

"And the barbarous people showed us no little KINDNESS, for they kindled a fire and received us every one, because of the present rain and because of the cold." Acts 28:2

This KINDNESS was shown to the apostle Paul and those on board with him when they were shipwrecked on the island of Malta on their way to Rome. 

This dry cleaning business helps the unemployed for free!

Photo of a bluebird on a background of snowflakes, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.
Photo of a sign in a laundry offering free service to the unemployed, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.
Photo of a man who misses his train to help an elderly woman and her dog down some steps, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.

The man helping the elderly lady get down the steps with her shopping bags and little dog missed his train because of this act of kindness, but the dear lady might have fallen and, after all, another train will be along.

A homeless man receives the unusual gift of a Kindle. The author of this thoughtful and generous kindness says: "I gave this homeless man, Paul, my Kindle after learning that he had been reading the same book over and over. He hasn´t put it down for days."

Photo of a pair of white butterflies sitting face to face on the same bloom pod, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.
Photo of a homeless man who receives the gift of a Kindle ready from a passerby who observed him reading the same material over and over, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.
Photo of a man who buys coffee twiece a week for all patients and personal in a cancer center, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.

Meet Dan. Every Wednesday and Thursday, he heads to local Cancer Centers and buys a cup of coffee for each patient, nurse, doctor, and everyone in between, straight from his own pocket.

The kindness and good works of some paramedics. The person who took this photograph says: "An elderly man in my neighborhood had a heart attack while shoveling his driveway. Paramedics took him to the hospital then returned to finish shoveling his driveway for him." 

Photo of a red cardinal on a snowy branch, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.
Photo of paramedics clearing a driveway from snow for a man who had a heart attack when he started the job, for Kindness lasts forever, with fourteen examples in pictures.

Sent by Jim Waldron, longtime evangelist to India, who received them "from a dear friend and brother in Dickson, Tennessee. They came to him from a friend named Robert." jimwaldron@hotmail.com

Bible texts and photos of butterflies and birds added by Admin.

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