A tree is known by its fruit


Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another. Romans 12:10

Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves one another has fulfilled the law. Romans 13:8

How truly powerful those two verses are, right? It’s pretty simple, we are called to love one another. Again, Romans 13:8 says, “Owe no one anything except to love one another.” So, starting right here, right now, I’m making a commitment to start looking for more opportunities to love people. How about you, want to join me? Just imagine what a difference we would make if we played a bigger role in God’s circle-of-kindness.

To get us started, here are a few ideas of random acts of kindness. I’d love to add to this list, so please feel free to share your ideas, too!

  • Let someone go in front of you in line
  • Open the door for someone
  • Help someone with yard work
  • Share your lunch
  • Donate clothes
  • Give the elderly the gift of companionship
  • Volunteer at a local homeless shelter
  • Donate books
  • Pay the tab for the person behind you
  • Read to the elderly
  • Thank your local Police or Fire Department
  • Write a letter to someone in prison
  • Visit an animal shelter
  • Pick up trash
  • Adopt a soldier
  • Be kind to someone who dislikes you
  • Send someone flowers just because
  • Call or visit someone who is sick
  • Collect food for your local shelter
  • Donate blood
  • Give out free popsicles or cookies
  • Have a charity day at work
  • Thank your parents
  • Put gas in someone’s car
  • Plant a tree
  • Help someone move
  • Share inspirational quotes
  • Visit someone who is lonely
  • Be polite on the road
  • Smile at everyone you see
  • Give your seat to someone

4 thoughts on “A tree is known by its fruit

    1. Amen, girl!! Poor extra sugar all over everyone today and just watch what happens!! Let me know how it goes, too!! Have a beautiful day … (God is so good, isn’t he!)

  1. What I love about this is the “faith in action” part! Sometimes I forget, and I’m not proud of it. I want to be on the lookout for ways to be like Christ to my neighbor…whoever that is in the moment. 🙂 Great list of ideas!

    1. I hear you. Even today, I had an opportunity to show Christ’s love and I failed 😦 So, thank YOU for replying because I needed this reminder today, too. You blessed me and humbled me, girl! Love it!

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