If you can’t find a kind person, then become one yourself. Be the positive change you want to see in the world. Join the warriors of light.
How To Be Kind
Join the resistance against the spread of people acting arrogant, greedy, and selfish. Demonstrate how champions of kindness and compassion can transform situations. Be an example of a charitable, compassionate individual. This is an example that others can use.
You can do it. Granted, it takes some effort and a bit of courage. Instead of reacting with anger, respond with friendliness, love, and compassion. Be the reason someone believes there are still good people in the world.
It may be shocking to those around you. So, be aware you may get some strange looks when acting with kindness and compassion. But, it is the signature behavior of the warriors of light. Here are just some opportunities you’ll find to be kind.
- When you are cut off in traffic. Show kindness instead of giving the middle finger.
- If you see someone is hunting a parking space, give them yours.
- Going through a toll booth, pay for the person directly behind you.
- Allow the elderly or someone with few items to go ahead of you at the grocery checkout.
- Smile and say hello when walking in public spaces. (Even if you are wearing a mask.)
- Thank the public servant whenever you visit. Tell them you appreciate what they do.
- Thank those who work in retail establishments. Thank them for their help.
There really aren’t many assholes in the world, but it seems as though they are strategically placed so that you’ll run into at least once a week. But, why would the Universe do that? Simple. They are examples of what not to become. Instead, choose to be tolerant and forgiving. Become a warrior of light.
Champions of Kindness and Compassion
Doing these simple things will change your attitude about life. When you become one of the warriors of light, you’ll will yourself thinking and handling situations differently. Make an effort to transform your attitude. It will make an impression on others.
The assholes in the world won’t be as infuriating as they have been in the past. These simple things that you can do will change the trajectory of your own life and those you meet. You’ll become an example of someone who is making a positive impact. Extending simple acts of compassion is a good step in the direction of your spiritual path. We are, after all, spiritual beings.
The Warriors of Light
We have special opportunities every day to choose to be kind or react in an unkind way. These show up as conflicts or things that infringe upon our beliefs. The real heroes are the champions of kindness and compassion. For these are core values of the warrior of light. Become someone who shines the light in the darkness. It’s not always the easiest path, but in doing so you plant seeds.
It doesn’t mean ignoring those who are greedy and taking advantage of others. On the contrary, standing up for the rights of those who are being harmed is demonstrating kindness. So, warriors shine a light on oppression and discrimination. Warriors stand up and protect people and the planet. Become one of the champions of kindness and compassion for those who are oppressed is the ultimate way of showing compassion.
Be brave and be kind. The world needs more people willing to stand up for the rights of others and the planet. If this article resonates, there are more on our blog. To find out more about our organization, see our page FAQ.
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