What Would it Look Like if… (Part 2)

  • You responded to that newspaper ad about the need for foster parents for at-risk children, physically challenged and developmentally disabled?
  • You took just a moment to stand in the rain?
  • When in the fast-food line you paid for the order of the single mom right behind you?
  • You had a garage sale and secretly gave all the money to the fragile man at the bus stop?
  • You invited your neighbor over for dinner?
  • You turned off American Idol and read the Word?
  • You took your wife a cup of coffee tomorrow morning before she ever got out of bed?
  • You took a moment to say thanks to a veteran?
  • You sat down with an older couple and asked them how in the world they stayed married 50 years?
  • You stood outside a hospice and prayed?
  • You flashed a smile to the garbage man?
  • You took a course in Spanish?
  • You took your family on a mission trip?
  • You planned your meals for a week from the Farmer’s Market?
  • You asked your grandmother about the most difficult circumstance of her life?
  • You looked up your old buddies from your junior high basketball team and told them you think of them almost every day – still.
  • You threw a dart on a map and just went there.
  • You looked for some ways to respect your husband?
  • You passed on the ice cream for a month?
  • You wrote down a plan for the rest of your life?
  • You talked to God as if He were right beside you?
  • You developed a personal mantra?
  • You chose five of these things and committed to do them over the next 40 days and then considered whether it might be worth it to do five more?
  • I did that myself?

2 thoughts on “What Would it Look Like if… (Part 2)

  1. This is so nice, I must definitely make a similar list myself and start passing on the happiness.

    It was my friend’s dad’s birthday and the family went for dinner. The dad went to the bathroom and the mom went up to pay. The little brother went up with her and the mom thought nothing of it. Next thing he took the bill off her and said no no, I’m paying, and whipped out money that could only have been his confirmation money! Then he said, “don’t tell Dad.” How sweet and cute!

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