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DailyGoodCan I Be Fearless?What's the difference between "be not afraid" and "have no fear"? If fear is a fundamental part of what makes us human, how can we come to better know ourselves and our strengths through the things that make us afraid? Margaret Wheatley ponders these questions and more, pushing us all to be with, rather than be our fears. [Full Story on DailyGood.org]  

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Stories of Kindness

Leaving the World a Better Place, ohadinte
Apr 21 -- Two weeks ago we came back from Spain, after 8 days holiday with my dearest family, Moran my partner and Ella our 2 ... Full Story

Make unhappy children happy again, 103570
Apr 18 -- Last weekI sent 3 snailmails (happy post) to three unknown children in hospitals. I wanted to give ill / sick ... Full Story

A Change of Plans, MadAbbott
Apr 22 -- We moved house 9 months ago. Before that we had lived in the same house for 20 years. Our next door neighbours had ... Full Story

Learning How To Receive , mishiarmi
Apr 20 -- This my story of receiving and how I've learned that this too is a kindness I can do for another, or in my case ... Full Story

Small Acts

"" sandyremillar, Apr 20

"My son did this at school, showing his favorite things. I love the saying that he chose!!" mel37865, Apr 21

"I am grateful for the inconvenience of disagreeable people. They are always a reminder that I need to practice patience." adriennew4763, Apr 19

" "Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop" ~~~~ Rumi "Letting go" of the old to make room for the new. Filling ourselves with LOVE & LIGHT. Blessed be. _/\_" Mish, Apr 19

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Video of the Weekimage

Evelyn (no last name given) was 97 when her driver's license was taken away from her for no other reason than her age. So, at age 98, she decided to get it back in order to fulfill a promise to a neighbor to get her to the grocery store once a week after their retirement community's bus service was discontinued. "When you make a promise, it's important for me to keep that promise if it's possible. I'm on the earth, I'm here. If I can contribute, I should. Shouldn't we all? And not just think of ourselves? I don't have money to give, but I can give myself." [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image Surrender Your Data, by Michael Quattrone
Surrender your data, and I will give you wisdom. Empty your bank accounts, and let me show you value. Shut your eyes to entertainment, and open them to beauty. Unplug your high-speed connection and I will connect you to the eternal moment. Come outside. There is a community waiting to stand in... Read more on iJourney.org

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 Conversations.org

Today's Quote

Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live. Dorothy Thompson

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