A Chance Act of Kindness.

 

While we were walking around in the back alleys of Italy, we ran into a cool little shop with art.

 

Now, if you know me, I practically salivate at the mere thought of an art shop.

 

So lo and behold, I walked in.

 

Inside, were beautiful paintings, and clearly, I loved all the pieces. But they were rather expensive and large.Still, I still out compliments to their maker, who sat nearby.

 

 

He understood.

 

The owner quickly understood how much we loved his work and so, without flinching, picked up a small wooden slab nearby and, right there in front of our eyes, sketched my son.

 

It was such a special and kind thing to do. Unprompted.

 

It didn’t take him but a few minutes to throw something together and automatically plant a smile onto my child’s face that stayed there for a long while.

 

It also showed my son how easy it is to simply take a moment and make someone’s day. His had been made. And now he was primed to go out and ready to do the same.

 

Score. A life lesson and an art piece at once.

Unprompted Kindness Makes for Life Lesson

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