Appreciation

Small Acts of Kindness are Big

Small Acts of Kindness are Big! A helping hand doesn’t need to be big in size. Small acts of kindness are the helpful attitude that matters the most. There are a few sides to each act of kindness. The Gift of Kindness The Recipient of the gift Kindness The Witnesses of that gesture Everyone benefits. The…

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Dr Wayne Dyer Has Passed

Dr Wayne Dyer It was with great sadness when I found out today that Dr. Wayne Dyer (May 10, 1940 to August 30, 2015) had passed away. I was also a bit surprised. I went on a cruise (a writing cruise) with Dr. Dyer and watched him live a quite healthy life. I know he liked…

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Georgia Football Star is Positive Influence Through Reading

Positive Influence – Be like Malcolm. Here’s a story of positive influence that will make you smile. I didn’t know what to expect when I watched it, but I am impressed by this young man named Malcolm Mitchell. It began with a chance encounter in a Barnes and Noble book store between the young football star…

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Appreciation for Parents’ Gift is Beautiful – Gracias!

I love this. This boy receives a gift which is a cutting board. His appreciation simply for that gift of a cutting board is sweet. He’s happy and he can’t wait to cut some meat on it! But, the parents hold back a surprise gift which is a tablet. Sweet. Watch.

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Robin Williams Lived with Kindness In His Heart

Last week, a friend of mine and I were commenting on the wide range of talents that Robin Williams had. We all know he was funny when we met him on the TV show Mork and Mindy. He then appeared in the movie Good Morning Vietnam … and was taking off!  In 1996 the movie Jack came…

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Kindness is a Choice and a Good One!

“KINDNESS and LOVE are the most curative herbs and agents in human intercourse.” That’s a statement noted by Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Much of the world is in pain, afraid and hiding. Wars, crime, family violence, anger, computer hacking, theft, shooting and more back people into corners. There is a way out of it. There is a…

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Bank Turns an ATM into an Automated Thanking Machine

This is a worthwhile (and emotional) short video of an ATM (Automated Thanking Machine). In a world of social media, companies are beginning to spend some advertising dollars this way. Smart move huh? Thank you to the GoodNewsNetwork for the heads up on this Automated Thanking Machine! *The photo above is from this video below:

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Happiness for Pat Neshek is a Beautiful Thing

Pat Neshek and his wife Stephanie were like any other excited parents back in 2012 when their son, Gehrig John was born. Pat is a Major League baseball player who was playing for the Oakland A’s then. He flew in for the birth of his baby. Unfortunately, the baby died 23 hours later. It was…

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3-Year Old Saves Senior Citizen Stuck in a Hot Car

Bob King was trapped in his car on a hot Tennessee day with all the car doors automatically locked. His wife was at an event inside of the church. The temperature was said to 120 degrees inside of that car. They have been having trouble with those electronic doors since they bought the car. Health-wise,…

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Soccer Player’s Goal to Help Children

Mesut Ozil who is a member of the winning World Cup Soccer team from Germany has announced that he is using his winnings to help sick children. He is paying for the surgeries of twenty-three Brazilian children. He originally paid for 11 children, but upped the number to honor the 23 members on the German team.…

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