We love the message in this story. A teacher uses a $20 note to demonstrate that no matter what happens to a person in their life, they are still worth the same as they were before. All the bumps and bruises we collect along the way, the mistakes we make and the opportunities we miss do not diminish our worth. read more →

1An inspiring video from The Journey of Purpose to encourage us to seek passion in life and live fully, appreciating the life that we have been given.

Featuring: Randy Pausch, Steve Jobs, Will Smith, Stuart Scott

1000Marbles“The older I get, the more I enjoy Saturday mornings. Perhaps it’s the quiet solitude that comes with being the first to rise, or maybe it’s the unbounded joy of not having to be at work. Either way, the first few hours of a Saturday morning are most enjoyable.A few weeks ago, I was shuffling toward the basement shack with a steaming cup of coffee in one hand and the morning paper in the other. What began as a typical Saturday morning, turned into one of those lessons that life seems to hand you from time to time. Let me tell you about it…

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Yesterday I went to my group for ladies who have suffered domestic violence. I gave all my kindness cards out, one to every lady present and offered to get some sent to each of the ladies with no internet service. Handing the cards out brought the conversation around to kindness scattering. Oh my – there are certainly some kindhearted actions done regularly from these ladies, and some of them aren’t having the best time in life and they are still able to show kindness to others. Isn’t that inspiring! – Amanda