Good News of the Day -- Sep 22, 2020image

DailyGoodWhat Women's Suffrage Owes to Indigenous Culture"It's been 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment secured voting rights for womensort of. In She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next, author Bridget Quinn and 100 female artists survey the complex history of the struggle for women's rights, including racial segregation and accommodation to White supremacy. They celebrate the hitherto under-recognized efforts by women of color to secure voting rights for all Americans, and BIPOC-led, diverse, and intersectional movements for equality. In this excerpt, Quinn describes how White leaders of the womens suffrage movement were influenced by Indigenous political structures and culture..." [Full Story on DailyGood.org]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness (Sep 16, 2020)

An Elderly Woman's Cry Led To This Beautiful Act Of Kindness And Connection , splain
As I was walking around Residential care this afternoon, I heard a lot of yelling and crying coming from one of the ... Full Story

60 Day Challenge for 60th Birthday Gift!, glinda
Along the lines of celebrating my 60th birthday with a 60 day kindness challenge, I got the greatest birthday ... Full Story

Walking Each Other Home, miatagano
Last night, my partner and I went to the levees where I am relearning how to run (he supports on his bike and I go ... Full Story

Small Acts

"From Oregon, near the Mackenzie Fire raindrops pock ash piles wildfire smoke and flame damps down hissing rain whispers " SissyLee, Sep 20

"thought i would share this fuzzy face with you - he came to stay with us 4 years ago today and brings smiles to all who see him!!" janfour, Sep 16

"thank you all so much for the love and KBs! i am honored to be recognized and appreciated by such a wonderful group!!!!! (here are some flowers i arranged in this picture)" janfour, Sep 15

"Added 2150 Kind Acts! The credit goes to the creator who did all kind acts through me!!!" TheHuman, Sep 18

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Video of the Weekimage

Sep 10, 2020 -- Mark Redding survived a devastating traumatic brain injury in an auto accident when he was in his early 20s. Almost 30 years later, Mark met Doug Kline through the PALS (Providing a Link for Survivors) program at Brain Injury Services, a program that enables clients and community volunteers to connect in a mutually enriching friendship to build skills and combat isolation through community integration. The two became instant "bros." In this video, Doug reflects on the beautiful friendship they shared together for 6 years. [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image Learning How To Think, by William Deresiewicz
Sep 21, 2020 -- Let’s start with how you don’t learn to think. A study by a team of researchers at Stanford came out a couple of months ago. The investigators wanted to figure out how today’s college students were able to multitask so much more effectively than adults. How do they manage to do... Read more on Awakin.org

W&C
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 Conversations.org

Today's Quote

To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves. Carrie Chapman Catt

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