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We express Crazy Love for God

We express Crazy Love for God by showing authentic love and kindness toward others.

1. Pay for the person behind you in line.
2. Praise someone at work for a job well done.
3. Tutor someone.
4. Send a thoughtful card to someone you know who is going through a difficult time.
5. Volunteer at a homeless shelter on a regular basis.
6. Choose compassion over judgement.
7. Organize a clothing or food drive with your neighbors for a local shelter.
8. Express your gratitude to a teacher or someone who has made a difference in your life.
9. Thank a service person such as your postman, military, a police officer or fireman.
10. Notice and talk to the person who is struggling with socializing.
11. Cheer up a loved one by sending them a card.
12. Hide notes of encouragement in your spouse’s or child’s lunch box.
13. Visit someone who is incarcerated.
14. Practice giving with your children by going through their toys and letting them select items to donate or give away.
15. Offer to host a garage sale with your neighbors.
16. Help a family in financial need.
17. Sincerely compliment someone every day.
18. Shop for someone who is homebound or ill.
19. Have dinner as a family every night this week.
20. Donate your used books to a local library.
21. Give up your seat on the train or bus.
22. Create a craft that can be brought into a local children’s hospital.
23. Greet people when you make eye contact.
24. Send someone an e-card for a special occasion.
25. Listen to a stranger, with interest, concern and compassion.
26. Keep food packs in your car for the homeless.
27. Volunteer to mentor someone.
28. Bring your co-workers a thoughtful treat specific to them.
29. Donate blood at a local blood bank.
30. Pay for dance/art/sports activities for a child.
31. Let someone know that you have forgiven them for how they wronged you.
32. Share a book that challenged or encouraged you.
33. Start a blog or website to bring awareness or encouragement.
34. Visit a senior center and spend time with someone who is lonely.
35. When you have finished mowing your lawn, mow your neighbors too!
36. Donate your time.
37. Look for ways to meet a need for someone.
38. Tolerate a loved one’s behavior a little more than usual.
39. Stick up for a person who has been treated wrongly.
40. Make amends with someone from your past who you treated wrongly.
41. Throw someone a surprise party.
42. Become a foster parent.
43. Champion the new co-worker.
44. Blow up a bunch of balloons and randomly hand them out to children.
45. Sweep the sidewalk in front of your neighbor’s house.
46. Give a call to someone you haven’t spoken to in a while.
47. Hold the door open for others.
48. Offer your place in the supermarket line.
49. Express gratitude for good service.
50. Donate to a disaster fund.
51. Teach your kids genuine kindness.
52. Invite someone new to dinner.
53. Listen to someone who has a problem.
54. Speak up for social justice of those different than you.
55. Help a co-worker.
56. Serve at a local shelter or soup kitchen.
57. Give up a parking space.
58. Give away your favorite book.
59. Give flowers to an elderly neighbor.
60. Embrace someone in pain.
61. Practice active listening (listen to understand, not to respond).
62. Reflect on where you need to say “I’m sorry.” then do it.
63. Be polite to those you don’t see eye to eye with.
64. Say ‘Please’ and ‘Thank you.’
65. Offer to watch your neighbor’s house while they are away.
66. Help with a household chore.
67. Make someone a meal.
68. Offer up your seat in a crowded room.
69. Write a sincere letter.
70. Be present with others (in body, mind and spirit).
71. Acknowledge, accept and respect the feelings of others.
72. Smile at every person you see for a day.
73. Surprise someone with their favorite coffee.
74. Surprise someone with an unexpected visit or phone call.
75. Give someone a handwritten card.
76. Carry someone’s bags.
77. Pick up some trash.
78. Return a misplaced or lost item.
79. Tell them about the best part of the day you just spent with them.
80. Commit to speaking kindly; even in disagreements.
81. Become a friend to someone not like you.
82. Donate your unwanted items, in good condition, to a family in need.
83. Send a care package to someone in the military.
84. Give a new mom her own gift.
85. Buy a stranger lunch and sit with them to hear their story.
86. Pray for your children’s teachers.
87. Write Post-It notes with encouraging messages and leave them in library books.
88. Write a thank you note.
89. Let people through in traffic every time you drive.
90. Acknowledge someone else’s kindness to you.
91. Visit a sick friend.
92. Babysit for free.
93. Express gratitude every day to someone you are thankful to have in your life.
94. Work with City Volunteer Coordinator to see what needs to be done/do it.
95. Volunteer somewhere new this month.
96. Go visit your parents. Tell them how much you appreciate them.
97. Welcome new people to your neighborhood, school, club, etc.
98. Accompany a friend to a support group.
99. Donate your “read” books to the library.
100. Buy a sandwich for the person asking for cash in front of the grocery store.