Monthly Archives: November 2011

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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Day 71: Change the World

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead (1901-1978)- American cultural anthropologist

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Day 70: One good deed deserves another

By Jennifer Pagliaro, The Toronto Star You just never know when you’re going to need help in return for a good deed. For Victor Giesbrecht, it was almost immediately. That’s because minutes after helping two women change a tire on … Continue reading

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Day 69: Happiness – the key to life

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They … Continue reading

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Day 68: Showing compassion through action

As a boy, Dr. Paul Farmer grew up living with his family (mom, dad, and 5 brothers and sisters) in a school bus. He did not feel deprived, but rather, saw it as an adventure, “…when you grow up in … Continue reading

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