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DailyGoodA 19-Year-Old Artist's Book Of Untranslatable WordsWhen you start with a heartfelt offering, you never know where life may take you next. Read on for the tale of Ella Sanders, whose creative illustrations about untranslatable words grew from a blog post into a published book now out from Random House. You'll also get a sampling of some marvelous, untranslatable words from around the world. Like Mangata -- Swedish for "the road-like reflection of the moon in water." [Full Story on]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness

Coffee And Smiles, hope_ful
Dec 16 -- Today I have been tagged! I have spread kindness and given things away and bought lunches and dinners for families. ... Full Story

Breakfast On The Go, Goldenlilly
Dec 15 -- One cold morning I went by McDonald's on the way to work to get a breakfast sandwich. I noticed two men with ... Full Story

Dinner And Jam, youandme
Dec 14 -- I took dinner to a friend who has had a lot of illness that neither her allopathic or naturopathic doctors have been ... Full Story

Good Morning! , kperrine
Dec 18 -- Good Morning! Wishing all of you a great day filled with happiness! Today on my drive into work I saw 2 black bears ... Full Story

Small Acts

"A surprise gift arrived in mail today :)))), bagels!!!! Enough for many breakfasts and enough to share as well. Blessings of yummy receiving and giving, my kind friends." mindyjourney, Dec 15

"Today I had the privilege of donating to the local backpack program that provides food to eligible schoolchildren who need a little extra. No child should be hungry." oldrose, Dec 14

"Your own life experience is the greatest teacher you will ever have. As with any teacher , however, you must be willing to pay attention -- with all your senses." deepee, Dec 15

"We are our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking." eckyssister, Dec 18

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Video of the Weekimage

In 2008, going through a dark patch, Hailey Bartholomew found comfort in a simple practice. Every day she took a photo of something she was grateful for. The practice yielded transformative results and led to the creation of Thousands would be inspired by it -- among them a young mother named Amy Gill. Thanks to Hailey's story, Amy would turn to gratefulness at a time of heartbreak in her own life. This film captures her beautiful spirit and story. [Source: KarmaTube]

A film by Hailey Bartholomew. More at 365 Grateful.

Words of Wisdomimage

image Our Environment Is An Integrated Whole, by Ganoba
We have a very special relationship with our environment. The sooner we realize it, the better it is for all of us. Life as we know it came into being because of the environment. Having given birth to it, it has nurtured and supported it and provided the playground for its evolution. It... Read more on

image Kitchen Teachings: Conversation with Cherri Farrell, by Richard Whittaker
Cherri Farrell teaches consumer and family science, a subject that used to be called home economics. She teaches at College Park High School in Pleasant Hill, California. Her curriculum is devoted largely to cooking and nutrition and it's also. Read More on

Today's Quote

True art selects and paraphrases, but seldom gives a verbatim translation. Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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