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DailyGoodThe Man with the HaloThis inspirational short documentary tells the unfathomable comeback story of Tim Don, the fastest Ironman triathlete of all time, after breaking his neck in a cycling crash. Coming just days before the Ironman World Championships, where Tim was a favorite to top the podium, the crash looked to have ended not only Tim's hopes of becoming World Champion, but potentially his career. Despite the long road to recovery ahead, Tim's resolve to fight for his dream was clear. Walk the comeback trail with Tim on a journey filled with bravery in the face of adversity, determination and, above all, inspiration. [Full Story on DailyGood.org]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness

Seeing Myself in Others, cyctw
Jul 13 -- For the past few days a young adult, maybe in his late teens or early 20's, has been sleeping on a sidewalk in ... Full Story

Parking Lot Connections, tami2
Jul 14 -- This happened a few days ago... and still feeling the love and positivity from it. Meet Charles ... Full Story

Small Acts

"My kind student offered to make dinner yeyyyyy, I don't have to cook tonight, only enjoy :-) Crepes it is. Isn't she sweet?!" DANCE, Jul 18

"Just gave a homeless man at a gas station two dollars to eat at nearby McDonalds . #microgood " CapBlack, Jul 17

"Just received a huge bundle of Rajni cards!!! Such abundance! WOW! Most grateful! Can't wait to start sharing them." SissyLee, Jul 16

"Thank you all for making a hard birthday a little easier.. missing my guys but glad I got to share the day with you all!😍" Painiacs, Jul 15

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Video of the Weekimage

There may be many days that are tough for kids in the hospital, but for kids at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, the day ends with a bright beacon of hope. Since 2008, at 8:30pm each evening, hotels, yacht clubs, police cruisers, restaurants, and tugboats flicker their lights off and on to participate in the Good Night Lights display. Children are invited to respond by shining flashlights down to the coastal community. This gives children in the hospital the warmth of knowing that they are loved and cared for and it allows the community to have the opportunity to cheer up children who are in a time of need. [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image We Want Relief. Cure Is Painful, by Anthony de Mello
Spirituality means waking up. Most people, even though they don’t know it, are asleep. They’re born asleep, they live asleep, they marry in their sleep, they breed children in their sleep, they die in their sleep without ever waking up. They never understand the loveliness and the... 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

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. Maya Angelou

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