Good News of the Day -- May 29, 2022image

DailyGoodThey Still Draw Pictures""They still draw pictures!" So wrote the editors of an influential collection of childrens art that was compiled in 1938 during the Spanish Civil War. Eighty years later, war continues to upend children's lives in Ukraine, Yemen and elsewhere. In January, UNICEF projected that 177 million children worldwide would require assistance due to war and political instability in 2022. This included 12 million children in Yemen, 6.5 million in Syria and 5 million in Myanmar. The Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 added 7 million more children to this number. To date, more than half of Ukraine's children have been internally or externally displaced. Many more have faced disruptions to education, health care and home life. And yet they, too, still draw pictures." [Full Story on]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness (Jan 27, 2022)

The Bridge We Were Meant To Cross, donothing
 My brother and I were driving home together and became engrossed in a conversation. Because of this ... Full Story

A Stolen Trombone and the Necessary Kindness, penny4them
A couple of months back, my son Shine had his trombone stolen from our car. Very sad. We learned a lot. We were ... Full Story

🎄 Dad’s Christmas Tree , mindyjourney
Every time I see an outside pine tree decorated with holiday lights, I remember the kindness of my ... Full Story

Small Acts

"This is such a great idea!!! I know I for one always have too many and left over unused cans of food in my pantry. Such a great thing to have 💞" brindlegirl, May 23

"Today I felt unhappy because of some issue. I decided not to repeat the mistake. Now I am feeling better 🙂" TheHuman, May 27

"Today while washing clothes, I sang "Learn to love what you do. Learn to love...". Today while bathing, I sang "learn to love what you do...". This reduced the work load. I felt happy 🙂" TheHuman, May 24

"Today is Brother's Day. I put Happy Brother's Day photo as Whatsapp Status. I love my brother. " TheHuman, May 24

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Video of the Weekimage

May 14, 2022 -- When Dan Stevenson placed a stone Buddha across the street from his house in Oakland’s Eastlake neighborhood, it was out of desperation.The corner had become an impromptu dump. City signs warning of punishment did nothing to change things. Dan asked himself if there might be another approach; something simple. He never imagined the positive energy chain that would ensue. [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image The Exquisite Risk, by Mark Nepo
May 24, 2022 -- At any moment, if quiet enough and open enough, we can drop into the fabric of existence in which everything, even pain, has its vivid signature of energy that we call, at different times, truth or beauty or peace. It’s from this ground of being that we know and feel the unseeable web of... Read more on

From Pipefitting to Cosmic Particles - A Conversation with Doug Heine, in works & conv
I’d come to the Lab from Mare Island as a pipe fitter, and suddenly I was having lunch every day with Louis Alvarez and all the physicists. Sometimes a physicist would come and show us something he wanted and we’d ask him, “Do you want... Read More on

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The art of being a warrior is to balance the wonder and the terror of being alive. Carlos Castaneda

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