1 Thessalonians 5:11 (NIV)
11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
1. Smile at a complete stranger 2. Open the door for a stranger 3. Pay for the person behind you in a drive-thru 4. Write handwritten positive affirmations on a post-it note and leave them in bathroom stalls in public 5. Compliment your cashier 6. Leave a positive affirmation with your tip for your waiter/waitress at a restaurant 7. Bless your local Police station, Fire station, and EMT's with a gift basket 8. Offer to watch your friends children so that they may have a date night 9. Volunteer at your local shelter or food bank 10. Compliment at least 3 people that you meet every day 11. Write handwritten notes and place them in your children's lunch or backpacks 12. Thank your children's teacher for all of their hard work with a card 13. Call a friend that you haven't spoken to in a while and encourage them 14. Ask a friend to coffee and offer to buy 15. Ask a friend to lunch and offer to buy 16. Tell someone that they are doing a great job today 17. Offer a friend help that seems to be overwhelmed and stressed 18. Tell a friend how beautiful they are 19. Read a complete strangers blog and comment 20. Thank your Pastor with a handwritten letter 21. Send someone an encouraging text 22. Let someone know that you are thinking about them today 23. Offer someone a hug 24. Buy a co-worker a soda pop or their favorite snack 25. Make a book of recipes for your closest friend 26. Make index cards of scriptures and pass them out to women at your church or even co-workers at church 27. Buy inspirational bookmarks and hand them out to your youth in your church 28. Buy an encouraging book and give it to a friend 29. Clean up the trash at your local park 30. Offer to clean the home of someone that is elderly or someone that is unable to do this on their own 31. Make supper for a friend 32. Make positive affirmation cards and passed them out to random people 33. Clean out your husbands car for him 34. Write positive affirmations with a dry-erase marker on the bathroom mirrors of your children's bathroom 35. Leave a positive note in your husband's pants pocket 36. Volunteer at your nearest rest home 37. Sign up to ring the bell for the salvation army 38. Get a group together to sing Christmas carols to all of your local residents at rest homes 39. Reach out to new families in your church and bake them a pie 40. Shine your light each and every single day by walking in kindness
ENCOURAGE SOMEONE TODAY!