Christmas Countdown — Day 15


Welcome to day 15 of the Christmas Countdown!


Today’s Random Act of Kindness:

Make someone smile!


If you’d like all the random acts of kindness in one list, email me and I’ll send you a copy. 

If you’re reading this, I doubt you’re an old crumudgeon who can’t think of a way to make someone smile. But on the slight chance you are, here are some ideas:

  1. Call an old friend just to say hi
  2. Leave big tips today
  3. Call your parents
  4. Take treats to work
  5. Hold a door open for a stranger.
  6. Invite someone to lunch.
  7. Fill your spouse’s car up with gas
  8. Make coffee for your spouse in the morning and take it to them
  9. Take someone to the movies
  10. Take someone to see the Christmas lights
  11. Tell a cashier to have a nice day.
  12. Put money in the parking meter for someone else
  13. Bake a cake for your pastor
  14. Tell someone you thought about them the other day.
  15. Give someone a good book to read
  16. Send flowers
  17. Take an older person out for dinner or give them a ride to the grocery store
  18. Offer free baby-sitting
  19. Offer to help a family who cares for someone with disabilities
  20. Help your neighbor rake leaves or shovel snow.
  21. Give someone yur place in line
  22. Give out ten free hugs
  23. Write thank you notes
  24. Wave to strangers in other cars (be safe, though!)
  25. Compliment every person you meet today
  26. Play chess or a board game with a child or elderly person
  27. Cook dinner if that’s not something you do often
  28. Cook breakfast if that’s not something you do often
  29. Do a dance in the grocery line
  30. Give up your place in the grocery check out
  31. Pray for someone
  32. Ask someone about their children.
  33. Write a poem for someone.
  34. Pet sit for someone or listen to their pet stories
  35. Spread joy all year long!

Today’s Scripture

Luke 2:19, TLB

 But Mary quietly treasured these things in her heart and often thought about them.

Today’s Song: Almost There


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Have fun and Merry Christmas!

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