In the Spirit of MLK Day, Finding Small Ways to Serve Others

Compassion need not take the form of extreme measure. Kindness does not require deep pockets, or a lifetime of time—sometimes the smallest gestures impart the greatest impact. For us, it’s letting complete strangers pick sumptuous tangerines from our fruit tree in our front yard. Wait—should they have asked for permission? Let’s not be silly—they’re tangerines, and they bring so much joy to others. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, consider these words:


In the spirit of this message, here’s a video that will warm your heart, and impress upon you the power of the little things we do when we casually, sometimes quietly, serve others:


Photo Credit: MLK image: OhTopTen