Monthly Archives: November 2011

Day 81: A life of purpose

“The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” Robert Byrne- American writer

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Day 80: The American Widow Project

When Taryn Davis lost her husband Michael to a roadside bomb in Iraq, she was instantly thrown into the world of being a military widow, at 25.  She set out on a journey to heal herself by finding other young … Continue reading

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Day 79: Helping men do more for themselves

“Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving. ” Henry Ford (1863-1947) – Founder of Ford Motor Company

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Day 78: Changing lives with micro-loans

Jessica Jackley has a passion for helping others help themselves.  Jessica’s story of giving to others in need by using micro-loans instead of hand-outs has taken her initial idea to a web site called Kiva.  Those who choose to “loan” … Continue reading

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Day 77: I Give Thanks

I give thanks for amazing musicians that fill our world with joy and music. This beautiful acoustic song by Kathryn Mostow of Colorado captures the essence of giving thanks for me. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02u3J6fLmCQ

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Day 76: Go with all your heart

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” Confucius (551-479 BC) –  China’s most famous teacher, philosopher, and political theorist

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Day 75: Giving Thanks

This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for many things in my life: my family, our health, the comfort of a home, the love of family and friends, and the ability to enjoy it all on this wonderful day. I am also … Continue reading

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Day 74: Imagine a day when everyone in the world can eat…

In the United States, it seems unconscionable that anyone should be sending their children to bed hungry, or have to choose groceries over paying for heat or rent. Since the economy has hit the skids, more and more families are … Continue reading

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Day 73: Happiness in Harmony

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” Mahatma Gandhi (1898-1948) – political and ideological leader of India

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Day 72: Courage in the Amazon

From CNN.com Iquitos, Peru (CNN) — Nearly 21 years ago, Patty Webster landed her dream job as an adventure tour guide in the Peruvian Amazon. But as she shared the area’s beauty and culture with tourists, she realized there was … Continue reading

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