Finding myself in NYC over the weekend, I had fun leaving little Spread Love & Seattle Rock stashes as we wandered through Manhattan. A spot would inspire me, I would snap a few pics, quickly move on to avoid questioning eyes while posting the images & a little message on Instagram & Facebook before carrying on with our meandering exploration of the island.
My hope with SL Saturdays is twofold:
1. Have people across the country, or even better yet, across the world take a moment out of their Saturday to put a little love or act of kindness out into their world.
2. To further the organic spread the of the SL2017 message.
It is very simplistic. I don’t spend time planning when or how I will put the love out into the world and I do not hold onto any expectation that I will learn how the love is found or received. I find that just the simple act of doing it makes my day a bit happier. I take time to be in the moment, take in the beauty of...
Too many thoughts running through my head to put down in words.
Little steps of love can create change in your life and those around you. Will you join me in spreading the love beyond your front yard...I can almost guarantee it will impact you in unimaginable and unplanned ways.
In January, soon after the Women's March I began dreaming of finding ways to get the Spread Love message into all corners of the country and have the funds impact cities and towns everywhere. I wasn't sure how I would make it possible given my limited reach in the upper left corner. The dream went dormant but never left my mind and in August a plan formulated in my head. Traveling through Boise, bound for a week off the grid, I visited Flying M Coffeehouse and thought it would be a great spot for Spread Love 2017 to launch out of WA State. As I drove out of town, I emailed Kent Collins, owner of Flying M. It was my first Spread Love cold call and I was a bit anxious hitting send but off it went and off I went to a week in the great outdoors where the anxiety was soon replaced with peaceful, hopeful thoughts.
As soon as I returned to the land of connectivity, I discovered an enthusiastic email from Kent saying he was all in. My heart soared. I w...