So sorry this is posted a bit late in the day. This week’s random act of kindness happened at my favorite haunt, Goodwill. I ran into a lovely elderly lady who wanted to check out a frame on the top shelf of the wall rack. She was a bit frail and it was a really large frame.
She told me what she wanted and I got it down for her. She told me she was a painter and came to the Goodwill for for frames for her art. She then asked me what I thought the dimensions were and that she left her large bulky tape measure at home. I rooted in my VERY large purse and pulled out my mini tape measure that I keep in it just in case. We then measured the frame and she decided it was the perfect size for her next work. I then let her know she could keep the tape measure! She said it is the perfect size for her purse and thanked me.
She then asked my first name. I told her it is Cindy. She then told me hers was Millie and I asked her if I may have seen her work on display anywhere? She told me that she painted only for herself and a few special friends as a way to make people smile. I thought what a great reason to share art.
I then shook her hand, wished her well and went on my shopping way. It was a short interaction, cost me very little, but made me smile along the way.
Have you shared a tiny kindness that gave you a big reward lately?