Good News of the Dayimage

DailyGoodFinding a Way BackBreast cancer does not ask you if it is part of your plan for life. When the diagnosis comes, your plans must change to accommodate. And how do women find their way back into life without cancer as it's center point? Colleen Webster, a DailyGood reader, shares her experience leading a retreat she organized for breast cancer survivors where she had to travel a similar journey. While she planned for a beautiful spring weekend of warmth and sun, what she got was a rain-soaked gift of new life emerging from the mud. Read her essay and discover how a group of women with new life ahead of them began to emerge from the chrysalis of cancer. [Full Story on]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness

Small Acts

"The children carefully picked wildflowers from our blooming meadow with blunt safety scissors, so not to damage the roots. And then? They gave their lovely bouquets away 💐. " mindyjourney, Jul 20

"Baked brownies for my summer community college students because it's my son's birthday today! " cabbage, Jul 19

"got to accept kindness today.... was shopping at petco with my dog she was pulling way to hard for me and a young lady took her leash and helped me get her back to the car. thanked her kindly. " drjoybug, Jul 16

"Happy Birthday, dear Mindy. Thank you for inspiring us here every day!" petroskryf, Jul 15

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Video of the Weekimage

Two poets, one from the Marshall Islands and one from Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), meet in a place of rising oceans so that they can share a moment of solidarity for the climate change they are seeing in their homelands. Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner and Aka Niviâna met on a melting glacier in Greenland that would threaten the Marshall Islands. They see the effects of the choices of the rest of the world changing their homes quicker than the other parts of the world. Through this video we get a glimpse of how large our world is, and yet so small and interdependent. [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image Greatest Of All Religions, by Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan
Hazrat Inayat Khan said, "A study of life is the greatest of all religions, and there is no greater or more interesting study." There are two ways in which we may attain control over our activity. The first is confidence in the power of our own will; to know that if we have failed... 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

Tell me, what is it you plan to do.
With your one wild and precious life? Mary Oliver

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