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Story: A heart shattered by a glimpse into autism

Sometimes I read a story that hits me so hard I just can’t stop thinking about it. I keep rolling it around in my head, looking for answers, but knowing there are no simple answers when it comes to autism. … Continue reading

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Day 108: Simple and powerful sharing

Sometimes a good idea is incredibly simple.  Gary Oppenheimer had one of those simple ideas as he was working in a community garden in his home town. He saw how many gardeners had more fruit and vegetables than they could … Continue reading

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Day 100: Love Kitchen

The Love Kitchen in Knoxville, Tennessee was started 30 years ago by twin sisters, Helen and Ellen, who chose to do something for those they saw struggling with hunger.  Helen started by using her own money to cook and feed … Continue reading

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Day 94: What would you have done?

You see a backpack at a light rail station, with no owner in site. When you look inside you discover money, lots of money, $3,300 to be exact. Dave Tally of Tempy, Arizona could have quietly walked away with his … Continue reading

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Day 86: Youth comes but once in a lifetime

Growing into adulthood is difficult enough, even with a loving family and a safe place to call home. But for kids living on the streets, often abused and abandon by their own family, growing up can be littered with guilt, … Continue reading

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Day 37: The Mustard Seed School

We dreamers have ideas of what could be, the courageous among us make their ideas happen. Sister Libby Fernandez started working as volunteer at Loaves and Fishes 25 years ago. She now leads the non-profit organization that provides an impressive … Continue reading

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Day 33: Today I will give you a dollar

This is a story that happened 15 years ago but it has always stayed with me since then. On the way back from work every evening, more often than not there would be a homeless man standing at the exit … Continue reading

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