Short stories tagged with Kindness.
Listing 24 stories.
A teacher at an all girls school thinks about her abusive partner while she is living away from him. She is thrown a birthday celebration at the school and becomes overwhelmed with emotion.
A man finds God’s overcoat at a thrift shop, compelling him to do good for the people whose prayers land in his pockets.
A middle-aged Black Miami divorcee trying to buy her first car finds herself unexpectedly trapped by a vicious dog in the parking lot of the car dealership.
A father and his family witness the chaotic collapse of their neighbor's family, and make small efforts to intervene.
A retired U.S. Army colonel develops an unexpected appreciation for the animal life around him, which leads him to make significant changes to his own life.
A young woman grows up without magic in a magical family and society, with strict rules and roles that are often tied to gender. When she sets off on a journey and her adult life begins, she finds her worldview tested—especially when members of her family come out as transgender and begin to transition.
An old lady takes her friend to her mother’s house for a meal, but when they arrive, things aren’t exactly as she remembers.
A bus filled with passengers from different walks of life begins its long journey. Everyone has different problems assailing their otherwise ordinary lives, but as the bus rolls along, these issues begin to be resolved for each through the unwitting actions of the others.
A driver in West Virginia suddenly encounters an older man standing in the middle of the road and agrees to take him to his destination. Though the driver judges the man for his weary appearance, the older man reveals to the driver his life's regrets.
A young man encounters a beautiful girl and her suitor with a powerful fiddle in a place rumored to be the home of a terrifying monster. When the monster reappears, the young man discovers the truth about the man who last faced the creature.