Good News of the Dayimage

DailyGoodPublic Art: A Path To Safer, Stronger NeighborhoodsArt that merges with the landscape brings human presence, safety, and physical activity into the city's spaces. This kind of art triggers more than one sense: it is something you move in, touch, and, in some cases, even eat. In Detroit, a spread-out city of single-family homes that is difficult to traverse and pockmarked by vacancy, these artistic interventions are an uncommonly powerful nexus of community life. They create welcoming traffic, as well as opportunities for neighbors to interact and work together. It is for a city with a future. [Full Story on]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness

Kindness Contest Winner of the Month! - The Kindness Coalition, Novice50
Nov 15 -- A friend and fellow teacher and I were talking, making plans after attending the Greater Good Summer Institute in ... Full Story

Lightening a Load on London's Underground, hshah6
Nov 15 -- I was traveling on the London underground subway, and got off at my destination station. I started climbing up the ... Full Story

Gems of Support, Greensong
Nov 17 -- I belong to a women's group, and I am very grateful for the love, support, laughter and inspiration it ... Full Story

A Personal "Volunteer" Day, lightshade11
Nov 18 -- Today was my personal "volunteer day" :) First, I woke up early to walk my friend to the animal ... Full Story

Small Acts

"miracles now ~ day 103 your happiness can be measured by the level of your faith in love..." seasoul12, Nov 20

"love is the bridge between you and everything ❤" seasoul12, Nov 20

"Donated funds to buy mittens, socks and jackets for the homeless." dbasilio, Nov 20

"" Jolly, Nov 18

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Video of the Weekimage

Wonder why people are getting sicker and the burden of chronic diseases is rapidly increasing worldwide? Pedram Shojai used to run a large medical practice, treating the same ailments over and over again. Four years ago, he embarked on a mission to help people understand the connections between our lifestyles and health, and the vitality of our planet. "Origins" takes us on a journey through the biological roots of where humans came from and where we’ve gone – looking at the advances of our civilization and how the sometimes reckless use of technology has choked our environment and is poisoning our bodies. Available to KarmaTube viewers for one week only, this full-length documentary features interviews with some of the biggest names in the health and sustainability field and makes a compelling case for how we can better coexist with nature. [Source: KarmaTube]

A film by Pedram Shojai. More at Origins.

Words of Wisdomimage

image Who are you, really?, by Kosi
“Any thought that you have had about yourself, however deflated or inflated, is not who you are. It is simply a thought. The truth of who you are cannot be thought, because it is the source of all thoughts. The truth of who you are cannot be named or defined. Words like soul, light, God,... 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

What art can do is start conversations. Gina Reichert

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image Change Yourself, Change The World Pancho wearing it like it is. :)    Read more  

image Audrey's TEDx Talk Is Live! Our own Audrey Lin spreads the love at TEDxYouth ... Read more  

image Two Dollar Donation Every time I check our mail, we get some small donation or another.  It's touching to ... Read more  

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