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I'm joining Service Space because ... I have received so much in life and I would like to serve others.

A good day to me is when ... I can actually connect with someone and help

My hero in life is ...Scientists and Dreamers-people who believe that men are capable of anything they set their mind to

My favorite book is ...The 40 Rules of Love

One thing I'm grateful for is ... my sister and daughters


KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: Love Your

Mar 19, 2019, 2 smiles Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: Love Your Enemies. The Chinese symbol for crisis is composed of 2 characters - one represents danger and the other represents opportunity. The Dalai Lama makes a case below for how these polarized times contain "the seeds for personal excellence and spiritual advancement...The solution lies in understanding the appropriate way to disagree with others, even when we are treated with hatred." - Ameeta

KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: The Butterfly

Mar 12, 2019, 4 smiles Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: The Butterfly Effect . As our global problems become increasingly complex, it's easy to feel defeated. But ripples from even small shifts within our dynamic interconnected system (The Butterfly Effect below), can trigger tsunamis of change. Although a single act may seem inconsequential, we don't know how things will unfold and the impact can be far beyond the limits of our imaginations. #smallisgreat! - Ameeta

KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: Measuring

Mar 05, 2019, 1 smiles Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: Measuring Success. Most people define success in measurable external terms. Even Merriam-Webster dictionary defines success as the attainment of wealth, favor or eminence. But, as reported below, two men who have scaled the world's heights of "success" now define it differently. They feel it has nothing to do with money and everything to do with the strength of your personal relationships and connections. - Ameeta

KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: Spreading

Feb 26, 2019, 1 comments Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: Spreading Love. Our friends at the Goi Peace Foundation in Japan have, since the end of World War II, spread a universal message of living in peace, love and harmony with one another and with all life on earth. Their goal is to cultivate awareness that we each bear responsibility for building peace. Starting within our own hearts, we help spread their universal message "May Peace Prevail on Earth." - Ameeta

KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: Listen With

Feb 12, 2019 Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: Listen With An Open Heart. We spend more time composing our responses than actually listening when talking to someone else. When our attention is completely consumed by other thoughts, we miss out on the richness of what is unfolding at the moment. This Valentine's week, let's try to really be present with another person's words and experience. Listening with an open heart is one of the richest gifts we can give. - Ameeta

KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: Kindness Is A

Feb 05, 2019, 2 smiles Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: Kindness Is A Skill. As David Brooks states in his article linked below, most disagreements are not about the subject purportedly at hand. They are over issues that make people feel their sense of self is disrespected and under threat. Skillfully discovering why someone feels disrespected goes a long way towards mutual understanding, as Patton Oswalt also found after responding to a disgruntled tweet. - Ameeta

KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: Kindness To

Jan 29, 2019, 1 smiles Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: Kindness To Strangers. Albert Einstein spoke about widening our circles of compassion to include not just those nearest to us, but the whole of humanity. He felt by restricting our affection to those nearest to us, we imprison ourselves and succumb to a delusion that we are separate from each other. Our task is to free ourselves from this delusion and to love and embrace everyone, including strangers. - Ameeta

KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: Bridging

Jan 23, 2019 Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: Bridging Divides. The greatest act of kindness is often to listen deeply. As Thich Nhat Hanh reminds us, even one hour of deep listening - compassionately allowing someone to empty his or her heart, without trying to correct or change perceptions - can help relieve suffering. And the more we know about another's story, the less possible it is to see that person as your enemy, or to dismiss the "other." - Preeta

KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: Give In To

Jan 15, 2019, 1 comments, 3 smiles Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: Give In To Giving. Every spiritual tradition teaches us to be kind and generous, encouraging us that a spiritual life is made possible with a generous heart. According to an East African proverb, "you can share even if you have little." The article below looks at teachings about the spiritual practice of generosity from various spiritual traditions. Generosity is and always has been a core human value. - Ameeta

KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: Craving

Jan 08, 2019 Latest issue of 'KindSpring Weekly' newsletter is themed Spotlight On Kindness: Craving Kindness. The world seems to be craving a bit more kindness. A poem titled "Kindness" by American poet Naomi Shihab Nye was the most popular work on poets.org this year. This moving poem, featured in the article below, describes how "desolate the landscape can be between the regions of kindness." We can all help to narrow this desolate landscape with one kind act at a time. - Ameeta