It Couldn’t Hurt

It Couldn’t Hurt

From Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reader's Choice 20th Anniversary Edition

It Couldn’t Hurt

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.


Random Acts of Kindness — huh!

It couldn’t hurt.

I told my husband I love him.

It couldn’t hurt.

I packed a note in my son’s lunch box telling him how special he is.

It couldn’t hurt.

I opened the door for a lady in a wheelchair at Walgreens.

It couldn’t hurt.

I left a box of cookies for the mailman.

It couldn’t hurt.

I let someone go in front of me in the grocery line.

It didn’t hurt.

I called my brother to tell him I miss him.

He misses me too!

I sent the Mayor a note saying what a good job he is doing.

It couldn’t hurt.

I took flowers to the nursing home.

It couldn’t hurt.

I cooked some chicken soup for a friend who is sick.

It couldn’t hurt.

I played Candy Land with my daughter.

It was fun.

I thanked the person who bagged my groceries.

He beamed.

I gave my assistant the day off with pay.

It only hurt a little.

I played ball with my dog.

It felt good.

I invited a woman who doesn’t drive to lunch and to a movie.

I enjoyed myself.

I got a massage for me.

It felt marvelous.

Random Acts of Kindness — hmmm, maybe I’ll live this way all year.

It couldn’t hurt.

~Sandy Ezrine

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