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DailyGoodA Lesson in Letting Go From My MotherThis delicious essay is a paean to a mother who nourishes and nurtures, is selfless, gracious, and wise. . . even when a domestic ritual changed forever. The source of many happy memories for the writer as a teen was watching her mother make fresh roti (Indian bread). There was a process she followed -- one that was methodical, careful, and slow, that included plenty of leisurely talk while calmly juggling several tasks at once. An essential instrument in this process was her chokla, the round, marble surface on which she shaped the dough. This particular chokla was a special piece with a long history. Its surface helped shape nourishment that over the years filled many souls and lifted many spirits...Read on to learn the fate of the chokla and the insights it revealed. [Full Story on]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness

God Uses Us To Change Others, foodbankcarlisa
Nov 14 -- Sitting in my favorite restaurant one day I noticed a man who came in...he looked unhappy and mad with the ... Full Story

Rebuilding LIves, Bridging Languages, AndiCas
Nov 17 -- Following the terrible fires in my country recently, many farmers are struggling to feed their animals.  There ... Full Story

Even Flowers Know How to Hug!, Sailoon
Nov 13 -- Yesterday I needed the cable repairman to come and fix our phone and internet. I was irritated with the company ... Full Story

Wishing You Well, Annc
Nov 15 -- Yesterday, I saw a young boy of about 3 asking his mother for change to throw in a wishing pond. As he gleefully ... Full Story

Small Acts

"How about that for a sign that kindness is magic?? :)))) Here on KS we know that kindness is indeed magic, but it's nice to see the message plastered on the side of downtown building too!" mindyjourney, Nov 17

"As I was waiting in line for security check at the airport today, I looked around and gave smiles of love and heartfelt best wishes to everyone in the line around me. " cabbage, Nov 13

"Inspired by our day spreading kindness in London my student decided to buy lots of lovely treats and cooked a delicious dinner for her teacher :-)))" DANCE, Nov 15

"Gave out a bunch of goodwill packets, each containing a Peace dove, Smile and rajni quote card and a Dove holiday chocolate candy. 'Tis the season, my kind friends to amp up the smiles and Light ✨." mindyjourney, Nov 17

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Video of the Weekimage

Dr. Mahabir Pun first dreamed of connecting his small mountain village of Nangi to the internet after spending 6 years trekking 4 days every month to check his email. In 2001, he began a tireless campaign to connect his remote region in the Himalayas to the world. What served initially as a communications tool for these isolated communities has gone on to improve their quality of life in ways they never imagined. He now dreams of creating better educational opportunities and additional income-generating projects for rural Nepal. [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image The Sun Is The Perfect Example, by Vinoba Bhave
The sun is the perfect example of acting without desire. When the sun rises does the idea enter its mind to say, 'I shall banish the darkness, I shall urge the birds to fly, and I will set people working'? No, the sun always stays still, and yet its stillness makes the world go... 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

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Let go, or be dragged. Zen Proverb

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