When Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin, she did not expect to change peoples' opinions worldwide and the of history - she simply wanted to shed light on the injustice of slavery. Among the many things her work and impact demonstrate is that we all have the ability to make a difference with our actions, no matter how big or small.
Today, February 17, is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. What will you do to help someone in need? How will you take action on an issue important to you? Share your ideas and acts of kindness in the comments section below to demonstrate how we are making the world a better place!
For more on acts of random kindness, last week's Random Acts of Kindness Week, and kindness ideas, visit www.RandomActsofKindness.org.