Kindness Is A Sweet Gift To Give Or Receive

Back when my now-teenage daughter was 7 or 8, we got to experience the grand tradition of Girl Scout cookie sales. I don’t know how it works these days, but back then we had to estimate how many cookies we could sell and then order them in advance. Jordan has always been a go-getter and…
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Kind Kids Help A Hurting Teacher

“It’s not a person, it’s just a dog.” I remember thinking those words when I had to put my beloved Robby Dog to sleep several years ago. It didn’t seem right to have such intense grief, and yet there it was. Anyone who has lost a pet understands in an instant the immense loneliness that…
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Hold On To Kindness

In the beginning of January, Rebecca Somers boarded a plane in State College, Pennsylvania, heading for Detroit, Michigan. She had no idea that what she was about to witness on that airplane would give her a voice reaching hundreds of thousands of people, reminding them to hold onto kindness. Here’s her story. “True story: As…
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Souper Bowl Puts Kind Spin On Big Game

Super Bowl Sunday: the best time of year to buy a big-screen TV or football-themed paper plates. The hype behind the biggest game of the year has become its own beast. This year, the cost of one of those 30 second commercials we all love to watch will go for $7.7 million. Yikes. Back in…
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Kindness Saves Grandmas From Speeding Ticket

I’ve mentioned before that my husband affectionately calls me Gordon Leadfoot when I drive. It’s his humorous (to him) way of combining one of his favorite musicians with my tendency to always be in a hurry. Several speeding tickets to my name, I’ve gotten much better at obeying the law, but there are still times…
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