Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The world really does need more love letters

“How lovely to think that no one need wait a moment, we can start now, start slowly changing the world! How lovely that everyone, great and small, can make their contribution toward introducing justice straightaway... And you can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness!” 
― Anne Frank

Last night I met a lovely lady named Hannah, who, while having a hard time adjusting to living in New York City, decided to start writing love letters to people that she saw sitting on the train everyday, and then leaving them for them to find.  She wrote 400 like this.  And then it turned into a movement.  Now there is a team writing love letters to people who need them all over the world, and they've been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Oprah's blog, and so on.

Check it out here, and see if you want to get involved.

More Love Letters

I find her story inspiring and energizing.  Its such a simple concept - something she loves doing anyway, and it is now impacting people all over the country and world.  It makes me wonder what simple thing could be hiding in our hearts that if we just acted upon it, could being changing the world for the better...

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