Category Archives: Generosity

A Positive Surprise in Tough Times

It’s been a tough few years for the Rodriguez children. Both their parents died of cancer. But twenty-year-old Samantha stepped up and began raising her five siblings alone.   Their community got together and donated a new car to the struggling family. A gift … Continue reading

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A Mickey Mouse Gift

A restaurant owner treated her employees and their families to an all-expenses-paid trip to DisneyWorld. A Mickey Mouse Gift Photo Credit: Elijah Chan Story Sources: The News and Observer, Leo @ Not All News is Bad

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A Classy Thing to Do

The link below is to a story of compassion, kindness, and generosity that touched me. A passenger in the First Class Section of an airplane gave his seat to a mother struggling with an eleven-month-old who needed an oxygen machine. … Continue reading

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Way to Go, Toronto!

Photo Credit raw pixel via Unsplash.com An eighteen-year old who desperately wanted to get a job so he could feed his family was caught trying to shoplift the clothes he needed for a job interview. Instead of arresting him, the … Continue reading

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Golden Gifts

    I love the tradition described in the link and snippets below.  May the tradition expand throughout the world. It began in 2014, when a Boston widow carefully wrapped her engagement and wedding rings in paper, along with “a … Continue reading

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Colossal Kindness from a Tiny Town

I believe I may have read at least part of this story before, but I enjoyed (re-?)reading it so much a few minutes ago that I wanted to share it with you. It’s long by social media standards, but I … Continue reading

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An Inexpensive Set of Valuable Lessons

In my last post I mentioned a friend’s story involving homeless people reminded me ozone of my stories which I then re-shared in the post. I liked his story so much that I asked him if I could share it with … Continue reading

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