Your Kindness Is Good For You

April 24, 2014

Blogger Natalie Trust tweeted Tuesday morning:


Someone responded with this blog post, “Your Kindness Is Good for You,” written by former hospital chaplain Casey N. Cep. Cep writes about how performing acts of kindness can positively impact a person’s life, but that it can be difficult to practice consistently.

As the debates rage on about Christianity and homosexuality, Cep’s post offers a gentle reminder that kindness can be a soothing balm.

“KINDNESS IS LIKE HOLDING an ice cube in your hands. It stings, but then the cold dissolves; what at first you could barely hold becomes something you cannot let go…But how do we cultivate such kindness, learning to hold the ice in our hands?”

Click here to read the post.


Casey O'Leary
Casey O’Leary is a writer and children’s librarian. She is passionate about reading and helping children find the “perfect book.” In 2012, she fulfilled a dream by completing her master’s degree in library science from Indiana University. Casey blogs at After the Closet and is a frequent contributor to Christian Feminism Today.


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