Ride Home Opens Door To Life-Changing Kindness

When I think about the very first acts of kindness I can recall, I think about my mom. I remember her teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) in our small town. How scary it must have been for her students to move to a new country and not know how to communicate. My mom…
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Kindness Happens When We Take Time For Others

It’s the question that guides most of my parenting decisions: Am I teaching my kids to be kind? I don’t want them to be doormats or people who bend to the will of others even when it’s dangerous or unhealthy. But I do hope they find a good balance in life and lead with kindness…
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Kindness Can Be Found In Life’s Details

I got to spend the last week traveling around the state of Wisconsin talking about my favorite thing: kindness. Unfortunately, going from small town to small town meant I had to do a lot of my least favorite thing: driving. I was feeling too frugal to spend the extra $5 on cruise control for my…
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Kindness Has A Way Of Circling Back

Anytime is a good time for kindness, but receiving it is especially sweet when you feel like you’ve got nothing left to give. Proud dad, Scott Wright, who lives near the Wisconsin/Iowa border, and his wife still remember one particular act of kindness that came when they needed it most. “Rewind in time. It’s May…
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Finders Keepers Doesn’t Apply To Kindness

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Only what if it wasn’t meant to be trash in the first place? Is it then called finders keepers? Not when kindness is involved. A woman in Ohio named Jessica was doing a little de-cluttering when she mistakenly put her daughters’ savings bonds and some family photos into…
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