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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Can We Trust The World To Be Kind To Our Kids?

I was walking through Walmart the other day watching parents and their college students prepare for a new chapter in their lives. It occurred to me in the middle of the toothpaste aisle that it doesn’t matter if your kid is going into kindergarten or college, letting them go is hard. We have to trust…
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Harvey Book Club Reminds Us To Look For The Helpers

When Mr. Rogers was a boy and terrible things would happen around the world, his mom would tell him to look for the helpers. Instead of focusing on the destruction, she encouraged him to look for the good — for those people who were moving forward in kindness. Fred Rogers took that message with him…
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