This page has resources for developing a vision of your life changed by an acts of compassion and how that generates the power for systemic change.
Principles for Helpers by Bob Lupton, Focused Community Strategies. Good intentions and kindhearted spirits, while commendable, are insufficient guarantees of positive outcomes.
Elation: The Amazing Effects of Kindness"...when you consider performing an act of kindness, think about its potential three-way positive effect."
How Random Acts of Kindness Change Reality
The 5 Side Effects of Kindness
Life Vest Inside - Kindness Boomerang - "One Day" 6-minute video
Self-compassion is not self-indulgence, it is a source of personal resilience in the presence of suffering. Extending kindness and acceptance toward ourselves empowers us to do the same for others.
5 Strategies for Self-Compassion
First Follower: Leadership Lessons from a Dancing Guy -- "Everyone needs to see the followers, because new followers emulate followers - not the leader."
Lifecycle of Emergence: When separate, local efforts connect with each other as networks then strengthen as communities of practice, suddenly and surprisingly a new system emerges at a greater level of scale.