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DailyGoodThe Power of MLK's AngerUnlike many who struggle to channel their anger into positive action, Martin Luther King Jr. learned from an early age how he could transform this emotion into something greater. In this compelling article from NPR, King's complex relationship with anger and injustice is explored. "Looking at how King dealt with anger reveals its dual nature--how it can be a motivating force for change, while also containing the potential for destruction." While he was not immune to angry outbursts, King sought to resolve tensions through forgiveness, redemption, and love. As he grew older, he realized that non-violent resistance offered a way to channel anger through peaceful protest. Keep reading to learn more about how King's early experiences shaped his relationship with anger. [Full Story on DailyGood.org]  

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Stories of Kindness

Wings for Life, kjoyw
Aug 12 -- The Wings For Life Back-to-School Party was a huge success! About 250 attended and we had lots of music, singing, ... Full Story

A Hug In The Park, Mish
Aug 14 -- ❤️Happinessis an unexpected hug......... As my husband was leaving the park today a little boy ran up to him ... Full Story

Act of Kindness, Helenconnell2
Aug 15 -- Young people often seem to get a bad image especially from the media. I wanted to share my experience this morning, ... Full Story

I resisted being a slaggart:, rickhiker
Aug 12 -- I made a mental request of my Guide to direct me to help someone who badly needed it. A few days went by. Then I was ... Full Story

Small Acts

"It's almost ready now :-) I think my guests will LOVE the KS booklet! There's something for everyone there..." DANCE, Aug 13

"Reading my KS sisters and bros comments mindfully. Applauding the kindness and of course passing out your KBS. " smilinghearts, Aug 14

"“Remember, we all stumble. Every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand-in-hand.” (Emily Kimbrough) To me, this is the essence of kindness. 👫" petroskryf, Aug 16

"Always keep smiling. Smiling can trick your brain into happiness☺️☺️" fairoospt944, Aug 15

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Jenny Cullinan dedicates her time to studying and learning from bees in the wild. Spending time with any species in the wild over time leads to understanding of that species as it truly is. She calls this greater understanding wild wisdom. With an allergy to bee stings, instead of being afraid of them she chose to learn how to be with them. She urges us to look at nature's genius and use it as a guide, allowing wild wisdom to restore our relationship with ourselves and with other species. [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image Grateful For Nothing, by Gregg Krech
If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance your life is relatively safe -- so safe that safety isn’t on your mind. So when nothing happens, you don’t feel particularly grateful. You expect to be safe, just as you expect the light to go on when you hit the switch on 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

I have decided to stick to love ... Hate is too great a burden to bear. -Martin Luther King Jr.-

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