Good News of the Dayimage

DailyGoodDailyBread: A Simple Idea That's Feeding The HungrySimplicity can be disarming. That's what Carolyn North discovered. It started with an impulse to save the leftover Thanksgiving turkey her neighbor had discarded as trash. Thirty years later, she and a rotating team of friends-turned-volunteers have been quietly recovering surplus food and delivering it to free food shelters and pantries across the San Francisco Bay Area. [Full Story on]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness

Big Girl Pants On, indo_blonde
Oct 26 -- To be truthful my mom and I have had a contentious relationship due, in large part, to issues that stem from a ... Full Story

A Gift Card For A Weary Cashier, fsmall52
Oct 26 -- The supermarket cashier looked weary; like she had worked one shift too many. "I coulda been home by ... Full Story

Love From Trees, Mish
Oct 28 -- A day away from technology, spent lots of time outdoors, being quiet & still, enjoying the sun, trees, breeze. ... Full Story

Bonding Time With My Daughter, supermom21
Oct 28 -- My 3 y/o daughter has had a cold and was not feeling well to go outside and play. So after coloring in her coloring ... Full Story

Small Acts

"" Forgive, Oct 26

"" Forgive, Oct 26

"miracles now ~ day 78 mastering your mind helps unlock the mystery of existence..." seasoul12, Oct 26

"Mish and Debbe with full tummies. Having a wonderful, relaxing time. Very windy here. I'm enjoying the down time. Love and hugs to all. " debbe530, Oct 26

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Video of the Weekimage

Robyn Petgrave is teaching kids to reach for the sky — literally. Troubled by the large percentage of Compton children falling victim to gang violence and drugs, Robyn created Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum (TAM). The aeronautical program, designed for youth to learn flying, inspires its participants, and teaches responsibility. To participate, kids must maintain a good grade point average, stay out of trouble, and have a positive attitude. Robyn’s goal is to promote discipline and accountability that will assist each child on his or her future journey at school, in the workplace, and in the community. [Source: KarmaTube]

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Words of Wisdomimage

image Don't Go Back to Sleep, by Elizabeth Lesser
To be human is to be lost in the woods. None of us arrives here with clear directions on how to get from point A to point B without stumbling into the forest of confusion or catastrophe or wrongdoing. Although they are dark and dangerous, it is in the woods that we discover our strengths. We all... 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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Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. Dorothy Day

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