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  • Cab driver

    07/31/2022 3:53:07 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 20 replies
    7/31/2022 | unknown
    I arrived at the address and honked the horn. After waiting a few minutes I honked again. Since this was going to be my last ride of my shift I thought about just driving away, But instead I put the car in park and walked up to the door and knocked... 'Just a minute', answered a frail, elderly voice. I could hear something being dragged across the floor. After a long pause, the door opened. A small woman in her 90's stood before me. She was wearing a print dress and a pillbox hat with a veil pinned on it,...
  • Best Acts Of Kindness

    05/01/2022 5:59:57 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov. 4, 2021 | WOW95 Official
    Something nonpolitical and uplifting for a Sunday - here’s a series of short clips from around the world showing good deeds and random acts of kindness.
  • Israel to Deploy $6.4 Million Field Hospital in Ukraine, Named After Golda Meir

    03/14/2022 4:23:39 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 29 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | March 14, 2022 | Sharon Wrobel
    Israeli government on Monday approved the deployment of a $6.4 million field hospital in western Ukraine to provide aid and medical assistance to refugees. The one-month humanitarian mission is named “Kochav Meir” (Shining Star) in honor of former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, who was born in Ukraine and became somewhat of a local hero since Russia’s invasion of the country.
  • Once Victims in Southeast Europe, Jews Come to Aid Fleeing Ukrainians

    03/07/2022 8:38:11 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 19 replies
    New York Times ^ | Mar 7, 2022 | Patrick Kingsley
    At a synagogue.. Israeli social worker.. had a flash of historic vertigo.. ancestors had lived in Chisinau more than a century ago, surviving a devastating pogrom in 1903 before emigrating to what became Israel. Now their descendant had returned .. this time not as a victim, but as a rescuer. “It’s like a closure for me,” .. from Jerusalem who had come to help evacuate thousands of Jewish refugees from Ukraine to Israel. “At the time, it was almost a shame to be Jewish.. Now people want to show they are Jewish so they can be evacuated.” Today.. the context...
  • Wildlife rescuers try to identify mystery animal that might be dog or coyote

    01/21/2022 11:39:10 AM PST · by Red Badger · 57 replies
    UPI ^ | JAN. 21, 2022 / 1:24 PM | By Ben Hooper
    VIDEO OF ANIMAL AT LINK................ Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Wildlife experts in Pennsylvania said they are having genetic testing done to identify a mystery animal that might be a dog or a coyote. Christina Eyth, of Fairfield Township, said she noticed paw prints in front of her door earlier this week and followed them around her house to their source -- a small, dog-like animal curled up outside her basement door. "I peeked outside the door, and that's whenever I noticed the animal on the left hand side. And it was so scared and cold and shivering," Eyth told WPXI-TV....
  • Prayers for FRiends and Family 2022

    12/31/2021 10:00:00 PM PST · by infool7 · 599 replies
    Self | 1/1/2022 | self
    Prayers for FRiends and Family 2022 I believe that God wants us to know how much He Loves us and that He very much desires to hear our personal prayers so in His Kindness and Mercy grants our humble requests not always but often in the exact manner we expect and so it’s very important for the people that pray to learn of how their prayers are answered. Thread Instructions and Guidelines:To post a prayer request or update on this thread simply click on the "Post Reply" button on this (or any) post and let everyone know who and what...
  • 35 Random Acts of Kindness That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

    11/14/2021 6:34:55 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | No. 5, 2021 | Mad Lab
    Something non-political (and uplifting) for a Sunday.
  • Empathy

    11/17/2020 2:43:07 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 20 replies
    email from friend | 11/17.2020 | unknown
    1.. Today, I interviewed my grandmother for part of a research paper I'm working on for my Psychology class. When I asked her to define success in her own words, she said; "Success is when you look back at your life and the memories make you smile." ------------------------------ 2.. Today, after my 72 hour shift at the fire station, a woman ran up to me at the grocery store and gave me a hug. When I tensed up, she realized I didn't recognize her. She let go with tears of joy in her eyes and the most sincere smile and...
  • Be All That You Can Be

    09/18/2020 5:42:45 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 9-18-20 | MOTUS
    Tough and funny and a little bit kind: that is as near to perfection as a human being can be. ~Mignon McLaughlin At least today. Can I hear an “amen?” Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • North Korean defector 'shocked' by kindness in the US, was taught Americans 'torture and kill'

    07/31/2020 6:32:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/31/2020 | Leah MarieAnn Klett
    Kim Geum-Hyuk, who now lives in Seoul, South Korea, apears in an interview with the YouTube channel DIMPLE A North Korean defector said he was “shocked” by the kindness he encountered when he first visited the United States because his home country portrays U.S. citizens as “people who torture and kill.” “[The U.S.] is not just ‘bad,’” Kim Geum-Hyuk, who now lives in Seoul, South Korea, said in an interview with the YouTube channel DIMPLE. “America is a complete enemy for [North Korea]. They taught us to fight [Americans] til the end. I also was one of the victims of...
  • Kindness Amid Chaos

    03/29/2020 8:44:32 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 7 replies ^ | March 29, 2020 | All of us
    With all the bad news and negativity during this time of crisis, I'm confident that some of us have experienced kind words and deeds from our fellow human beings. I'd like to start a post documenting common (or uncommon) acts of kindness amid the chaos. Please share your experiences here. I'm sure there are many. I'll start with a video.Creativity and Kindness amid Coronavirus Pandemic Music, humor, scripture, uplifting quotes and stories are all welcome here. Just no negativity. (There is plenty of that on other threads.) We can get through this with faith, hope, love, and good cheer.
  • With coronavirus, acts of kindness abound in US

    03/21/2020 5:36:10 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | March 20, 2020 | Laurent BANGUET ,AFP
    From grocery shopping for the elderly to delivering meals or offering free classes online, acts of kindness during the coronavirus pandemic are providing uplifting moments of joy in a United States beset by anxiety. In California, the most populous state in the nation and one of the hardest hit by the virus, thousands are using internet apps to offer their services to neighbors in need.
  • Small acts of kindness bring our humanity into clear focus

    11/29/2019 9:29:40 AM PST · by luke1825 · 3 replies
    lowell siun ^ | 11/29 | peter lucas
    It was one of those bad mornings. I had just driven home from a quick trip to the Westford Market Basket to pick up my $0.99 ($1.06 with tax) cup of coffee. I reached over to the passenger seat to routinely slide my cellphone into my hand. It was not there. I must have left it in the house. It was not there, either, not in the kitchen, the bathroom, bedroom, family room or in my man cave. Nowhere. I went back to the car and searched the seats and the floorboards, front and back. No luck
  • Mom shares cruel note left in mailbox, receives outpouring of kindness

    08/08/2019 1:40:33 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 33 replies
    Fox8, High Point, NC ^ | AUGUST 7, 2019 | Yes, CNN Wire Services
    PINSON, Ala. – Randa Ragland opened her mailbox in late July to find a letter from a neighbor, with no return address and no name. Just words — hurtful ones. The letter accused Ragland of not caring about her Pinson, Alabama, home. “Your eyesore is affecting the resale value of OUR homes,” it said. “Do better!!!” “So many things, bad things, had happened right before I got the letter,” Ragland said. “I just didn’t have the energy to be mad.” Her husband lost his job. She received some news regarding her health, and her 3-year-old son was battling cancer. Jaxen,...
  • Men notice woman eating alone, invite her to join them in touching act of kindness

    04/23/2019 7:57:15 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 65 replies ^ | 4/26/2019 | Staff
    OXFORD, Ala. — A beautiful gesture at an Alabama restaurant has gone viral. A man named Jamario Howard posted on Facebook that he and two of his friends went to eat at a restaurant in Oxford last week when he noticed a woman sitting alone. Jamario wrote, “My exact thoughts was, ‘Dang, I’d hate to have to eat alone.’” That’s when he decided to do something about it. Jamario said he walked up to the woman and asked if he could sit with her. She said, “Yes,” and as they started talking, he learned she lost her husband, and their...
  • Instead of Criticizing McCain, Trump Should Embrace Kindness, Humility

    03/22/2019 4:41:39 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 147 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | March 21, 2019 | Cal Thomas
    President Donald Trump made a rare appearance at a church last Sunday. It’s a safe bet the sermon was not based on Proverbs 15:1—”A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” If it was, it didn’t appear to have much effect. Before and after church, the president engaged in a tweet storm that insulted several people, including the late Sen. John McCain. Trump accuses McCain of being complicit in the leak of the Steele dossier, a private intelligence report compiled by former MI6 officer Christopher Steele for the political research firm Fusion GPS, which, among...
  • Act of kindness inspires generosity for local woman

    09/13/2018 2:17:06 PM PDT · by Hot Tabasco · 10 replies
    C&G Newspapers ^ | September 7, 2018 | Kristyne E. Demske
    ROSEVILLE/ST. CLAIR SHORES — “God must have sent Officer Bing to me.” Dolores Marotta has lived in her house in Roseville, just west of Interstate 94, since 1989. But when her husband died in 2015, she got behind on her taxes and has just recently come close to catching up on the payments to the city. She said she still owes $1,000. She has other worries, as well...... A house next door to hers was torn down by the city, but a tree stump was left and the roots are now going under the foundation of her home, cracking her...
  • Community: Neighbors Being Neighbors

    03/05/2018 6:18:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | March 5, 2018 | Terry Paulson
    t’s easy in California to find a home, hide behind fences, cocoon in one’s abode, and come out only to travel the freeways to work. Finding community in many neighborhoods is rare. People are unlikely to know the names of more than two or three families on their street. Laughing along with sitcoms and crying at disturbing news seems to be our most common way of connecting, but it isn’t very satisfying. I’m no different, having a distant relationship with most of my neighbors. I may wave, but I get my needs met for community at my church, through professional...
  • For 2018, Let’s All Ratchet It Down

    12/31/2017 6:19:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 82 replies ^ | December 31, 2017 | Bruce Bialosky
    Anybody else sick of the constant bickering going on in the public forum? In 2016, we had a national election where we were at each other’s throats. We expected, based on history, things would calm down in 2017. They just got worse. My resolution for all of us in 2018: let’s take a deep breath and start to learn how to speak to each other again. There is plenty of blame to go around with our national media being a prime example. Where the main purpose of the media was to inform and educate us on the issues of the...
  • Boy fills empty trick-or-treat bowl with his own Halloween candy

    11/03/2017 10:41:59 AM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    fox ^ | Nov. 3, 2017 | fox
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. – A sweet act of kindness was caught on camera, and a Chula Vista mother is hoping to find out who the boy is that left Halloween candy at her doorstep for others to take. Kim Manalo and her family left a bowl of candy out while she took her kids trick or treating on Halloween night. After coming home to an empty candy bowl, Kim immediately thought the worst. "Once we got around the block the bowl was empty. I wasn't too surprised but I was hoping it wasn't one kid or an adult," said Manalo....