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4 Stunning Examples of Community Love (Video)

The first definition of community is a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. The second definition is much more interesting though - a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.  A feeling of fellowship. What does that mean to you? As we look […]

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Get into the Spirit: Acts of Holiday Kindness

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush of overflowing schedules, maxing out credit cards to fulfill wish lists, and feeling overwhelmed by trying to keep up with it all. But, it’s important to step back and remember the true meaning of the season. The […]

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Is it Possible to Give Too Much?

I’m a giver. Being born with a giant heart, I’ve spent my life compassionately trying to help others whenever possible. When I see a group of kids standing outside the grocery store trying to raise funds for whatever cause, I always open my wallet. Same with those who show up at the doorstep. I’ve given […]

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What The Buddha Might Say To Bill Gates

“The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.” – Buddha Bill Gates is a rare breed. He defies what most billionaires appear to be: trapped in the hoarding of money with a large dose of poverty mind. While most people are obsessed with getting money, Gates wants […]

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Saving Lives One Bead At A Time

We just heard two inspiring, heart wrenching, gut churning, funny, amazing life stories, from two Ugandan women, Joan and Teddy, who lifted themselves out of dire poverty and suffering by making and selling paper beads. The poverty is huge. For example, Millie lives on $1 a day earned from crushing rocks in a quarry, and […]

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Why Spontaneous Kindness Feels So Sexy

The Dalai Lama says kindness is his religion. Wikipedia says that a random act of kindness is: “…a selfless act performed by a person or persons wishing to either assist or cheer up an individual… There will generally be no reason other than to make people smile or be happier.” Being sexy means something is […]

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10 Ways to Help the World This Holiday Season

By Kathryn Hawkins, from Razoo.com, the site for charitable giving. The giving season isn’t just about exchanging gifts with friends and family, or watching your kids eagerly check the contents of their stockings to see what Santa brought them. While the holidays are the perfect time to share presents with the people that you love, […]

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Santa: The Best Karma Yogi In The World

Karma yoga is perfection in action where our activity is of benefit to others, such as doing good, giving without wanting anything in return, and benevolent service. So who could be a better karma yogi than Santa Claus? Although his appearance may fool you, mainly because he has a habit of eating a lot of […]

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12 Ways to Give Back to the Earth

We may be deeply aware, during this season of giving, that our lives depend on the gifts of the Earth. So how can we give back to the Earth? Here are 12 close-to-home ways to practice all year round. 1. Eat closer to home. The average American bite of food travels 1500 miles to reach […]

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What Are You Grateful For?

This is the time of year when gratitude touches all our lives, when we give thanks for whatever we have and we joyfully help others. One Thanksgiving day we volunteered at a local church to help feed the homeless. It was and still is one of the most heartwarming things we have done, as they […]

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