Good News of the Day -- Oct 24, 2020image

DailyGoodShelter for the Heart and Mind"How can we keep walking forward, and even find renewal along the way, in this year of things blown apart? How can we hold to our sense of what is whole and true and undamaged, even in the face of loss? These are some of the questions Sharon Salzberg, a renowned teacher of meditation and Buddhist practices, has been taking up in virtual retreats this year, which have helped ground many on hard days. She teaches how to stay present to the world while learning kindness toward yourself." Read Krista Tippett's interview with Sharon Salzberg here. [Full Story on]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness (Oct 14, 2020)

Learning To Receive From Others In My Time Of Need, MezzoVoce
I'm a single mom, running my own business and just plain juggling a lot. Because I need to move to a better ... Full Story

Kindness Of An Stranger, franfaraz
This afternoon coming back from seeing my mom; reading stories to her and a few scary moments that looked like this ... Full Story

Gratitude For Essential Workers, Mish
I had been waiting for a “large-size” delivery person to come to our door since I started handing out ... Full Story

Small Acts

"🎃 👻 A little extra, orgami-wise, to add to those loaves of pumpkin bread! Folks were so grateful, made another 4 loaf batch last night to share :))))." mindyjourney, Oct 24

"I thought you might like to see a picture of the sunrise. I took this at 8.00 am this morning." Helenconnell2, Oct 22

"Completed 3 Day Helenconnell2 Challenge Successfully!!! Wow :)" TheHuman, Oct 22

"Thank You to all KindSpringers!!! Your support and encouragement is awesome!!!" TheHuman, Oct 23

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Video of the Weekimage

Oct 14, 2020 -- Jafta and Katriena are not people who take pills - they prefer to rely on nature's medicine. Even when he was a young boy, Jafta would visit the mountains to collect healing herbs. Now aged 84, he still cycles out to the mountains to hunt for herbs. He doesn't sell these herbs, but shares with those around him when they are ill. He gives from the heart, not expecting anything in return. It is his calling. [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image Now I Become Myself, by May Sarton
Oct 19, 2020 -- Now I become myself. It's taken Time, many years and places; I have been dissolved and shaken, Worn other people's faces, Run madly, as if Time were there, Terribly old, crying a warning, "Hurry, you will be dead before—" (What? Before you reach the morning? Or the... Read more on

A Geometry of the Heart - A Conversation with Artist Pat Banincasa, in works & conv
This interview will wake you up before you've had your coffee. Right off, Benincasa shares, "I never saw being an artist as anything other than a calling. When people talk about careers what the hell are they talking about? This is a... Read More on

Today's Quote

Vulnerability in the face of constant change is what we share, whatever our present condition. Sharon Salzberg

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