Thursday’s kindness is done. Let’s discuss.
#1 Overpay for a Contributor newspaper. We love the Contributor and the opportunity and hope it is giving homeless people here in Nashville. It really is amazing. Eileen is one of my favorite sellers, so it was an honor to see her smiling face yesterday morning and pay a little extra for the new November issue.
#2 Card for the hubs. It is so easy to think about others and forget to invest in the ones you are closest to. I am completely guilty of this. I want Josh to always know that no matter what, he is the most important person to me. I want to build him up and make him feel loved and for him to know just how proud I am to be his wife. He helped make my birthday week happen…especially since Amon could only do car rides and not go into any of the places I went. Josh Kelley is quite the catch and I never want to take him for granted. He is truly a blessing.
#3 Tip for drive-thru worker. I needed coffee and some doughnut holes for #4, so I went through Kristy Kreme. The lady who was preparing all the coffees and doughnut holes was so helpful and nice. After getting my order I gave her a little tip and thanked her for the kind help.
#4 Coffee for people waiting on the bus. I was a bit disappointed to only find a few people waiting for the bus. Only one person wanted coffee…the doughnut holes were much more popular.
This is what I had left, so Amon and I spent the next 30 minutes driving around finding random people who were out and about to enjoy the rest of the coffee and doughnuts.
#5 Care packs for the homeless. I bought up some pretty standard items and then let the kids pack some gallon zip-lock bags for some local homeless people we see pretty regularly. We want the wee Kelleys to never take for granted the blessings which are abundant in our lives and we want them to always help when they can. When we pass things out or buy Contributor papers, we always talk about treating others as we would want to be treated. I love that they know Ms. Eileen and Mr. Taiwan and several other Contributor sellers by name and wave and chat with them. I want them to always see people as just that…people…who God created and loves dearly.
#6 Donations for the Crisis Pregnancy Center. What a wonderful ministry and the center in Hendersonville is simply incredible. They do so much good, good work. We were happy to tote in some baby supplies.
And right after this picture, I dropped my camera on the sidewalk. It was bad…like real bad. I may have cried. I’m a little emotional. So there’s no telling what today’s pictures will look like since the camera I will be using is about 10 years old.
But today is my big day. Today is my birthday and I am finishing out my birthday week with my last 6 kindness acts. I’m ready the spread the birthday love.
These two guys will be perfect companions for the day + another little wee boy who I am quite smitten with.
Oh and Amon had another doctors appointment yesterday. It went great. Only a few more weeks of being home bound and then we can show him off to the world. November 26th cannot get here quick enough…I want everyone to know Amon like we do and to experience his infectious little personality. He is such a crazy cool baby.
We also started our thankful leaves yesterday. Each day of November the kids decide on something they are thankful for and up goes our leaf. I love that the very first thing they chose to be thankful for was Amon. This kid is going to be ruined…we’re all head over heals for him.
So here’s to a great start to my thirties. I’m pretty stoked to see what God has planned. If I had to guess, I would say my thirties are going to be pretty crazy cool. Have a great weekend.