Be The Good

What do you want to be when you grow up? I sure hope you’re not one of those people who thinks they are already too old to decide. Isn’t that what the new year is for? New beginnings? I see the commercials on TV telling me I should be skinny or try a new exercise…
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Teacher Creates Classroom Of Givers

My friend was telling me a story about her son who is a freshman in college. He noticed a peer consistently walking to class without a coat. So he gave him his own. No fanfare. No conversation or touching exchange of words as the coat was quietly laid on his desk. Just an offering that…
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Our Book Is Ready

I’m rocking back and forth, tossing actually, like a woman on a boat bracing herself before the next wave sends the entire contents shifting across the deck. There is a storm happening in my head. I know I’m blowing it out of proportion. It’s really not that big of a deal. It’s just that I’ve…
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Kindness Helps Us See More Clearly

You know what I love about this time of year? The Hallmark Channel. I can sit for hours watching cheesy holiday movies. They usually involve some small town charm and an act of kindness that probably wouldn’t ever happen in real life. Or maybe it would. This story from Teresa Braaten of Wyndmere, ND reminds…
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Hunger And Kindness Lead To New Friendship

More often than not, when we do random acts of kindness, we never hear about it again. We don’t ever truly know the impact it made on the other person. We just have to trust that kindness worked whatever magic in that person’s life that was needed at that exact moment. But every once in…
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