We’re living in unprecedented times right now. People are coping with less social interaction than they ever have in their lives. It’s hard to stay optimistic when life has changed so drastically, but it’s important to remember that all is not lost and there is still so much good left in the world.
Keep reading to see some lovely, wholesome moments to make you feel a little bit less alone.
A Swift Recovery
This woman has survived World War II, open-heart surgery, two knee replacements, two hip replacements, and a fractured spine. She entered intensive care and left one week later. Recovery is possible!
This person mentioned in passing to her elderly neighbor that she had lost her job recently. She came home to find a bag of goodies and this note on her doorstep.
Love Knows No Bounds
This photo was posted on Reddit with the caption, “My Great-Uncle visits his wife every day. She’s in an Assisted Living facility as she has Alzheimer’s, so he can’t go in right now for safety reasons. That doesn’t stop him from showing his endearing love.”
Sometimes you just need a little bit of green in your life to help you get through a hard time. This person is giving away little plant friends out of the kindness of her heart.
Austin Wants To Help
Austin is only 9 years old, but he is already doing everything he can to make the world a brighter and better place. He’s probably really good at playing the violin, too.
This photo was posted on Reddit with the caption, “After 11 hospital days and losing 12kg, my 78yr old dad is home and recovered from Covid in Madrid!” Way to go!
Dogs Need Kindness Too
Somebody left these water bottles filled with cold water and kibble outside tied to poles and street lamps so that stray dogs wouldn’t feel so hungry or alone. This dog appreciates it.
A Heartwarming Moment
This little boy’s dad is a doctor treating patients on the front lines, so he is living away from home for a while. He still visits his son every day, though.
This senior citizen doesn’t have Wi-Fi, so her neighbor came over and taught her how to connect to hers (from 6 feet away, of course). Now she can talk to her family overseas.
Saying Thank You
These days, we are more thankful than ever for our courageous health care workers. This man is showing his appreciation by holding a sign to the window of an emergency room.
He Took An Oath
This man took an oath to heal people who need healing, and he’s not going to stop doing his job just because he’s in a high-risk group. Being a doctor truly is his calling.
Difficult times bring out the best in people. This man is giving back to his community and his country by giving out delicious free fruit to anybody who needs it.
Is That A Pony At The Window?
What could be better than waking up to a pony at your window? This pony is traveling around town brightening everybody’s day. What a fantastic program! That pony is so cute!
What Goes Around Comes Around
Acts of kindness are their own reward, but sometimes you are rewarded for them in other ways too. This family got some groceries from a refugee family they helped back in 2016.
We’ll Get Through This Together
A lot of people have been unable to work because of this pandemic. This woman stepped up and paid for a stranger’s groceries. People really are amazing sometimes. This lady stepped in when somebody needed her most.
How We Do Math Now
This girl was having some trouble understanding her math homework, so her teacher came to her house and explained the concept to her through her window. That’s what we call going above and beyond.
Purple Hair, Don’t Care
This grandfather dyed his hair purple in isolation because he got so bored. His grandchildren were very excited when they saw the pictures. Maybe he should just make this his new permanent look.
Service Dogs To The Rescue!
Some hospitals are bringing in service dogs to make nurses, doctors, and other health care workers less anxious during this difficult time. How could you be nervous when you’re looking at this face?!
Lending A Helping Hand
This landlord went above and beyond to help out the people who were renting his property. He didn’t have to give them a break, but he did because he is a good person.
A Generous Shopper
Older people are at an increased risk during this epidemic. That’s why this man at Sam’s Club did everything he could to make sure the older people in his community were being taken care of.