I'm joining Service Space because ... Joining because I want to give & grow :)
A good day to me is when ... A good day is when love is shared
My hero in life is ...Each & every soul who walks the path
My favorite book is ...As a "bookaholic", hard to pick one fave, but Autobiography of a Yogi is one.
One thing I'm grateful for is ... Grateful for finding this community which has transformed my heart
Nov 11, 2020, 4 smiles My husband wrote & sent this (see below) to several publications today, including The NY Times & the London Financial Times. He was deeply moved by learning about these two men & wondered why it wasn’t given more attention in the media, so he sat down & wrote this out to send. As he says, we need more media focus on the good. “Pfizer and BioNTech have collaborated to take the lead in producing a coronavirus vaccine which may help the world overcome the pandemic. This is only because of globalization and immigration. The CEO of BioNTech, Ugur Sahin, emigrated from Turkey to Germany with his parents when he was 4 years old. His father worked in a Ford car factory. He was given the opportunity to study medicine and also earned a Ph.D at the University of Cologne. He is a Muslim. The CEO of Pfizer, Albert Bourla, was born ... Read Full Story
May 02, 2020, 2 smiles One positive side-effect of the Corona Virus has long-time “enemies” cooperating with one another. Hopefully, the start of ongoing healing, in more ways than one. 🙏 Excerpts from this article in today’s NY Times: “In Odd Turn With Israel, Gazans Get Economic Adrenaline Shot from Virus - The New York Times” 😷”With demand for masks and protective gear soaring worldwide, Gaza garment factories have been flooded with new orders since early March by merchants from — of all places — Israel, ordinarily seen by much of Gaza’s Palestinian population as the enemy.” “Several tailors interviewed said they had no compunctions making masks to protect people in Israel, which has fought three bloody wars with militant groups in Gaza over the past 12 years, as well as several smaller battles.” ❤️“At the end of the day, we are all humans,” said Raed Dahman, 42, at Hassanco in Gaza City. “We should try to make sure ... Read Full Story
Apr 19, 2020, 1 comments, 7 smiles Mindy was my muse when she mentioned “smiling behind our masks”..... 😷 “Smiling behind our masks. Keeping the faith while tending to tasks. 🧹 🦋 Hope springs eternal. Reflecting on blessings in our gratitude journal. 🙏 👍Stay positive, stay strong, We help one another get along. ☀️ ❤️Led by Love.” ~ The Mishinator 😎 *Photo of Mindy & MisterMindy at their front door, sporting masks that a friend made for them.
Apr 03, 2020, 1 comments, 4 smiles ❤️ Every Friday here in NYC....will be out there again tonite at 7 PM, on our front porch, clapping along with our neighbors. ❤️ 👏🏻 CLAP FOR EVERYONE IN OUR WORLD ❤️🌍 Just received this from our public radio station: ❤️“New Yorkers are saluting our health care and other essential workers by applauding these heroes of the moment. It’s happening every night at 7. At 7 tonight we’re asking you to join in this round of applause and turn up your radio – we’ll fill the air with great music and gratitude for these amazing people.” Friday Music on WQXR
Mar 21, 2020, 1 comments, 3 smiles I sat outside in the sun while listening to today’s weekly Awakin Call, with the wonderful Carrie Newcomer, & at times looked at all the houses on our block & surrounded them with Light & a silent prayer. It was such a peaceful listen, and, coupled with the accompanying sound of birdsong, I came back in feeling blessed . Thank you Awakin Call Team. 🙏
Nov 28, 2019, 3 smiles 🍁 A Thanksgiving Blessing “We receive this food in gratitude from all beings who helped to bring it to our table, and vow to respond in turn to those in need with wisdom and compassion.” —Lama Shabkar,
Sep 10, 2019, 1 comments, 2 smiles Yet another person feeling the “magic” of KindSpring ❤️😊 Seen on the Community Feed today: “thank you all for sharing: its been few days since i started regularly visiting(KS), I am noticing where I can be more kind - little by little in everyday life especially in tiny area that needs attention now (realizing one and working on it). Thankful for all the people here sharing their experiences - which ripples through me asking for a change - few deg. at a time.“
Jul 30, 2019, 1 comments, 5 smiles Really excited about a collective KindSpring create, entitled “Imagine”, “A Noble Book of Poetry for Peace”, “ A gift of love from the friends of KindSpring.org”, which is “hot off the press”! 😊 Deep gratitudes to all the beautiful KindSpringers who shared their creates, and special thanks to KindSpring Mindy & Mister Mindy, whose heroic efforts manifested the finished product & to Geoff for his printing service. Some “enticing” excerpts from the Intro..... “We invite you to browse through this booklet, pausing when you feel, read a poem or two as your heart moves you. Feel the love and energy that each contributor sends to you.....” “The works contained here are a small fraction of the offerings that we share with each other on KindSpring.org - a globally diverse online community of gratitude, kindness and service focused members. We mentor each other to bloom, and in the process, many have found their creative flow ... Read Full Story