Mental Health Awareness Week: Monday


Kindness Quotes and Prayers
Quotes from Galatians 5:22-23, John Wesley, Dolly Parton and Sophocles.

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. (Galatians 5:22-23)

God of kindness,
Fill us with your Spirit,
so we may bear the fruit of your love
and demonstrate kindness to ourselves and those around us.

All worldly joys are less than that one joy of doing kindnesses. (John Wesley)

God of kindnesses,
Relieve us from the pressure of believing
that acts of kindness need to be lavish gestures,
and let us find joy in the simplicity of being kind.

You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on. (Dolly Parton)

God of kindness,
In a world that emphasises material possessions,
help us recognise that our richness
comes from our love for you and others.

Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness. (Sophocles)

God of kindness,
Touch me with your love
and teach me to be kind to myself,
so I may grow to be kind to others.