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Kindness Weekly: Living in Reverence Conference Call

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May 13, 2016

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space EditorEditor’s note: Dear Friends, This week we would like to invite all of you to a live conference call on Saturday at 9am (PST). On the global call, we will share reflections from the 21-Day Reverence Challenge, and explore what it means to live in reverence within our modern context. For more details and to RSVP click here. –Guri space
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Small Acts of Kindness

space bluizeaz wrote: “I helped a friend — a single Mom with her son’s birthday. She had to work so I went over and decorated her house, was there to greet guests and got the cake. She needed a lot of help so it felt good to help! “
space rtowgood wrote: “To break the ice on public transportation I take my guilele (hybrid guitar/ukelele instrument) and play it! To my relief and joy, people love it! Sharing music is a beautiful way to start the day.”
space mnc_91 wrote: “On my way home, I rolled down my car window to greet and smile at our village guards. Instead, they were the first to greet me with brighter smiles. A smile begets more smiles 🙂 🙂 🙂 “
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Featured Kindness Stories

Story1 He received an unexpected slice of kindness for his first day at a new job.
Story2 This Father-Daugther have a yearly tradition to put kindness into action.
Story3 She gave her father something he could never give her; A powerful and humbling story.
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7 Lessons About Finding the Work You Were Meant to Do

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May 13, 2016

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7 Lessons About Finding the Work You Were Meant to Do

Purpose is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s needs.

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7 Lessons About Finding the Work You Were Meant to Do

“Finding your calling — it’s not passive,” [StoryCorps founder Dave Isay] says. “When people have found their calling, they’ve made tough decisions and sacrifices in order to do the work they were meant to do.”In other words, you don’t just “find” your calling — you have to fight for it. And it’s worth the fight. “People who’ve found their calling have a fire about them,” says Isay, the winner of the 2015 TED Prize. “They’re the people who are dying to get up in the morning and go do their work.” Read on as Isay shares 7 takeaways he has learned by studying people who have succeeded in the hard-won fight to find the work they love. { read more }

Be The Change

Find a quiet place, away from the chatter of society, friends, or family telling you what to do, and contemplate what it is that makes you come alive. Is there a way to engage in that activity in service to others? Additionally, consider ways in which you can enrich the world right now in your present circumstances, even if as simple as adopting a positive attitude with the people you encounter and helping them feel appreciated.

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