This Christmas season is a wonderful opportunity for us to share the love of God with everyone. We need to share the blessings that we receive from God. And not just the things that we have, but also the skills that God gave to us – just as these barbers did for the homeless.
They offered their talents and skills to the homeless for free. They started an inspiring movement in which they cut the hair of homeless people without asking for anything in return. They decided to use their passion for their work to connect with those in need.
#DoSomethingForNothing and #TheKindCut
This group of people was inspired by the movement, #dosomethingfornothing, so they started their version of the campaign in Los Angeles and called it #TheKindCut. They firmly believe that anyone can do something for nothing. The barbers are very passionate about what they are doing, so it’s no longer a charity for them. They enjoy helping people by giving them a fresh, new look.
In an interview, Joshua, the founder of the movement, was asked about this question, “How can cutting people’s hair actually help a person?”
“It does grow out. But really, it’s the fact that you bothered to listen, the fact that you bothered to be there for someone. It’s our barriers and our guards that are built up to keep us from talking to people. We need to start listening to people.” Joshua answered profoundly.
A simple act of kindness is not a “simple” thing at all. It can brighten up someone’s day, and it can bring a sweet smile to the people who need it. Let these people become our powerful reminder never to hesitate to help someone in need. Let’s give everything that we can offer to the people around us especially this Christmas.
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Credits: BuzzFeed FYI
This article was written by Kriza Jo Tanduyan.