Kindness Makes Big Impact On Canadian Neighbor

Have you seen it? Have you seen the video from the marketing agency in Canada asking its citizens to tell America why it’s great? I thought it had to be a sham. My normally trusting nature became skeptical. Then I watched the video. I looked into the eyes of those Canadians, and I thought, “They…
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It’s Not A Cellphone, It’s A Vessel For Kindness

I got my first cellphone on Christmas morning, 2003. I was eight months pregnant, and if my water broke in the middle of Piggly Wiggly, my husband wanted to know about it. I thought I could just go to the customer service desk and ask them to call him, but he wasn’t in favor of…
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Kindness Brings Joy In Times Of Pain

They say when it rains, it pours. That can be true in trials, but in my life, I’ve found that it’s also true in kindness. In times of trouble, the smallest act of love is amplified. A note in the mail, a phone call or a text message can go far in lifting someone’s spirits.…
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ThinkGive Challenge Promotes Kindness

When I was a child, my biggest social challenge was learning to speak politely on the phone. I never had to deal with the permanency that seems to accompany every email, text message or Instagram photo sent through the World Wide Web. It would be easier to completely unplug, but since my husband is not…
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Kindness Happens Even At The Ryder Cup

As a basketball coach’s wife, there are certain away games that I’ve learned to watch on television. Sure, they’re within driving distance, but I learned long ago to listen when my husband says “You might not like this one.” It’s not that our team is going to lose. Winning or losing has nothing to do…
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