Good News of the Day -- Nov 29, 2021image

DailyGoodThe Golden Rule & The Transformation of Being"The most ancient of principles that binds all religious and philosophical traditions together is what we have come to call 'The Golden Rule.' Simple in its statement, its actual practice seems at best fitful and, for many, difficult to impossible, from the level of our ordinary consciousness. To be able to practice the principle even with those we already love is not always easy. To practice it with others with whom such affection is absent is something else." This article from Parabola magazine shares more. [Full Story on]  

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Stories of Kindness (Nov 24, 2021)

Smile Tag In A Restaurant Last Night, MakeSomeoneSmile
I was in a restaurant last night and saw a woman and her mother come in for dinner. Her mother had a walker and they ... Full Story

Sandcastles At The Beach, bluebuddha
I went to the beach nearby for some quality time with myself. After a rough week, all I wanted was a book, some ... Full Story

Locking My Keys in the Trunk While Doing Doordash, Christine88
I locked my keys in the trunk of the car yesterday at 3 pm while doing a Doordash. The customers' food got ... Full Story

Small Acts

"Been giving out boxes of hot spiced cider mix to mailman Greg, librarians, etc…Grateful for ALL of our service people. Have a few extra boxes ready, just in case! " mindyjourney, Nov 25

"Even though we don't celebrate here where I live, I want to wish all KS friends a Happy Thanksgiving. Many Blessings to you all." lilacgrace, Nov 25

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Nov 22, 2021 -- Happiness Family Farm is a Black-owned CSA farm in Portland, Oregon. Rosata, her husband, Prosper, and son, Japhety, work year-round to harvest fresh fruits and vegetables for the local community. They feature a unique assortment of vegetables from all over the world, bringing a taste of home to many in their community. [Source: KarmaTube]

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image Kintsugi, by Stefano Carnazzi
Nov 22, 2021 -- When a bowl, teapot or precious vase falls and breaks into a thousand pieces, we throw them away angrily and regretfully. Yet there is an alternative, a Japanese practice that highlights and enhances the breaks thus adding value to the broken object. It’s called kintsugi (金継ぎ), or... Read more on

From Pipefitting to Cosmic Particles - A Conversation with Doug Heine, in works & conv
I’d come to the Lab from Mare Island as a pipe fitter, and suddenly I was having lunch every day with Louis Alvarez and all the physicists. Sometimes a physicist would come and show us something he wanted and we’d ask him, “Do you... Read More on

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We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life. Edwin Markham

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