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If You Thought This World Was Small

[A while back, I wrote a story about my 9/11 experience -- One of a Thousand Stories to Tell.  The story took me two years to write, but I never ... read full story

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  • Posted by David G. Nadeau
  • Sep 11, 2019
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Aftermath of September 11, 2001

In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, my friend Pamela and I founded United We Quilt to recruit volunteer quilters to make memory quilts for families who lost loved ones in ... read full story

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  • Posted by janeclarkjackson
  • Sep 9, 2019
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Making A Teacher Smile

I downloaded your Smile cards. I then wrote small welcome back to school notes to my friends/colleagues at the school I work at. I included a smile card in the ... read full story

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  • Posted by JulesRN
  • Sep 7, 2019
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Pay It Forward Line

Hot day! Went to the local quick-e-mart for ice cream and got into a genial, “no you go first” debate with another customer. While waiting, a local told me her ... read full story

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  • Posted by smilinghearts
  • Sep 6, 2019
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How did you practice
Kindness today?

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  • Shared by smilinghearts on Sep 18, 2019

    Physically and emotionally exhausted! Still having a cardiac work up. Resting.
  • Shared by TheHuman on Sep 18, 2019

    Watched Elizabeth Ekadashi good movie :)
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    Given away 1000 karmabucks :)
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  • Shared by TheHuman on Sep 18, 2019

    Thanks to Rajni, mindyjourney, Ladybird1 and Smilinghearts. These people sent me karmabucks and missed me when I didn't post on feed for few days. Thank You for remembering me!!!
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    When we seek todiscover the best in others we somehow brings out the best in ourselve....
  • Shared by smilinghearts on Sep 18, 2019

    Thanked a janitor for keeping the area clean. He beamed. People who keep life tolerable often go quietly about their jobs. I told him, “you matter.” He matters a lot.

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