Your Next 24 Hours: One Day of Kindness Can Change Everything

Your Next 24 Hours: One Day of Kindness Can Change Everything

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Overview

If asked, who among us wouldn't say we were kind people? But kindness is often manifested in feelings of pity or sympathy--especially when others are watching--rather than in deeds. And when it comes down to it, what good does mere feeling do for the world?

Your Next 24 Hours is about something much bigger--a lifestyle of kindness, without thought of reciprocation, extended toward every person in our lives, both friend and foe. Through powerful true stories of kindness lived out, this book shows readers the enormous difference they can make through small, doable acts of kindness in their families, communities, workplaces, schools, and churches. It shows how every encounter with another person is an opportunity to be kind--and a chance to change our world.

Readers of Your Next 24 Hours will find deep satisfaction and joy as they discover how they can be part of a revolution of kindness that starts with them and reaches out through every person their lives touch.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493406470
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/14/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Hal Donaldson cofounded and serves as president of Convoy of Hope, Inc. Since 1994, Convoy of Hope has distributed nearly $1 billion worth of food and vital emergency supplies to more than 70 million people.

Kirk Noonan is a former magazine journalist who now serves as Vice President of Creative Communications for Convoy of Hope.

Table of Contents

Foreword Candace Payne 11

Introduction: What Difference Can a Day Make? 13

1 Ask the Right Question 19

2 Get Off Your Own Back 25

3 Be Their Miracle 33

4 When Less Is More 39

5 It's Not Expensive 45

6 Stop the Clock! 53

7 The Power of "With" 57

8 Take a Breath 63

9 Speak and Destroy? 69

10 Welcome to Reality TV 75

11 Remove the Handcuffs 81

12 Manage the Conflict 87

13 No Room for Favorites 93

14 Don't Be a Spectator 99

15 Throw a Banquet 105

16 Are You Prepared? 111

17 A Vote for Civility 119

18 Protect and Save 125

19 Passing Grades 131

20 The Perfect Work Team 137

21 Don't Let Go 143

22 The Decision 149

Notes 157

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