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DailyGoodWhen Someone Threw Coffee at My Face"Tonight, I went to see a play by, and full with, women I consider fierce.
En route, a car cut me off. I turned my bright lights on him and I drove right behind him. At the next stop light, I pulled up beside him. He was angry, and seemed to shout profanities at me. I rolled down my window and said, "Really? You're mad at me when YOU cut me off?!" He retorted, "YES!" And then threw what I think was his coffee grande (with cream) in my face! It covered my face, my car and my steering wheel. Thankfully, it was cold. I didn't know what to do but I was angry and tired and not feeling 100%, so I followed behind him with my bright lights on." What happened next in this real-life story is rather astounding. [Full Story on DailyGood.org]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness

Sharing The Rice, Sharing the Love, heirloommaters
Feb 10 -- There is a Victory Kitchen in a town we often visit. They offer a free hot meal to anyone who needs it, serving a ... Full Story

Tales From The Harp, Creating Sacred Spaces, SissyLee
Feb 15 -- I almost didn't go to my Hospice volunteer harp shift yesterday. Didn't sleep so well. But I felt I had to ... Full Story

Flowers for Patience in the Checkout Line, gardengal10
Feb 11 -- After having lunch with friend on Friday, we ducked into a grocery store to pick up a few items. I think each of us ... Full Story

When We Look Outside Ourselves, michalgc
Feb 12 -- Generosity is within us. It lies in that second that we choose to look outside of ourselves, and be connected to the ... Full Story

Small Acts

"Please send white light + prayers right now my dad's getting an xray on his hip he fell twice yesterday play volleyball hoping it comes back good😇😃" lt33, Feb 13

""Wherever we touch life with kindness, we ignite loving potentials." The Love Foundation. Have a great weekend being the awesome Love you truly are! :)))" patjos, Feb 10

"Son and I have been making cards this morning. This one is for someone recovering from an operation." AndiCas, Feb 10

"Some local teens were collecting toiletries to give to the homeless. I've been saving unopened travel-size toiletries for this very purpose so I dropped them off at their collection point." lindariebel, Feb 14

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For thousands of years, the Batwa made their home in the rainforest of Southwestern Uganda, their unique culture interwoven with that of the forest. Everything changed in 1991 when the Ugandan government, in the name of conservation, evicted the Batwa from the rainforest. Dispossessed, the Batwa now live at the fringes of Uganda's society, unable to return to their ancestral home. This film follows three generations of the Kabwana family and documents the Batwa Experience program's efforts to preserve their culture and transmit their forest traditions to the new generation. [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image Deep Ecological Awareness Is Spiritual Awareness, by Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi
The sense in which we use the term "ecological" is associated with a specific philosophical school, founded in the early 1970s by the Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess (1912-2009) with the distinction between "shallow" and "deep" ecology. Since then, this distinction... Read more on iJourney.org

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 Conversations.org

Today's Quote

There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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