Blanket Project Ties High School Friends Together

They say there are ties that bind, things that happen in our lives that leave us forever connected and intertwined with others. But what happens when decades begin to deteriorate our communication with those people? As Caryl Kiser from southeastern Ohio shares, those ties not only continue to hold, they grow stronger with each knot…
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A Single Act Of Kindness Spans States And Decades

Our lives often intersect for a reason, but isn’t it amazing when we they do, and we actually notice? Two men, one from Twin Valley, Minn., and the other from Loveland, Colo., have never met in person, but their paths crossed 20 years ago, leading to a beautiful act of kindness today. Here is their…
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Lean Into The Storm To Show Kindness

I was standing in the shower sobbing. With the fan on and the water running, it was the only place in the house I could hide until my torrent of pain had been released. Never before had I needed to expel so many emotional toxins from my system. And never have I needed to again.…
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Are You Kind When You Disagree With Someone?

What feelings arise when you read the name Donald Trump? Does it create a knot in your stomach? Do you feel pride in our president? Or are you feeling numb to politics in general? There is a young woman in my town who is one of the kindest, most gentle people I have ever met.…
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Listen To Your Gut For Kindness

People often ask me for ideas about doing random acts of kindness. They want something that doesn’t cost a lot or is perhaps free. Something that will be impactful, but not too time consuming. Something that the whole family can be involved in or an act that will create a bond with a difficult coworker.…
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