Another pinner said: "This lady did 38 random acts of kindness on her 38th birthday.  How fun!  As I read through her list, I thought this world would be a much happier place if everyone did one random act of kindness each day.  A new challenge, perhaps."

random acts of kindness. --> This sweet gal completed 38 "random acts of kindness" on her birthday to celebrate her birthday. There are a ton of great ideas on here and you can't read without getting a little teary-eyed and wanting to do the same thing.

This is so truly amazing I had to post it again: COMFORTING TO KNOW THAT GOOD PEOPLE STILL EXIST: 

"Our 14 year old dog, Abbey, died last month. The day after she died, my 4 year old daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey.  She asked if we could write a letter to God so that when Abbey got to heaven, God would recognize her.  I told her that I thought we could so she dictated these words:      Dear God,  Will you please take care of my dog? She died…

Our 14 year old dog, Abbey, died last month. She asked if we could write a letter to God so that when Abbey got to heaven, God would recognize her.Dear God, Will you please take care of my dog? She died yesterday and is with you in heaven.

“When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.” -Corrie Ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom forgave a Ravensbrück SS guard

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” ― Corrie Ten Boom, author of The Hiding Place Grace, courage & faith in a concentration camp. I first read The Hiding Place when I was 9 and its power has stayed with me.

. . . Something To Think About. . . Washington, DC Metro Station on a cold January morning in 2007. The man with a violin played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time approx. 2 thousand people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. After 3 minutes a middle aged man noticed there was a musician playing. He slowed his pace and stopped for a few seconds and then hurried to meet his schedule. 4 minutes later: The violinist received his first dollar: a woman…

Would people recognize the beauty and remarkable talent of a world class violinist, playing a 3 million dollar violin out of context? Could a master violinist and his music penetrate the early morning rush of a busy subway?

steve wheen, the self-proclaimed guerrilla gardener

The Pothole Gardener

Steve Wheen, the self-proclaimed guerrilla gardener. Holes Of Happiness is a short documentary looking at the reactions of the public to some pothole gardens that have been popping up around East London.

Another pinner said: "How is this possible in the world we live in today????  I could probably feed him and several others with just what i throw away.  Crying......"    

I said: My sister has done much volunteer work in Africa. She says it is hard to get actual donations to the people because corrupt officials confiscate them and keep them for themselves and others. So sad.

This is what starvation is. it is going on in our world, but not in America. We can help and we should help. Goodgle Katie Davis and Africa and help her organization. Do it today, what if you saw this child on the street, wouldn't you help?

Irena Sendler 1910-2008 A 98 year-old Polish woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older children in a burlap sack she carried in the back of her truck. She also had a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto. The soldiers wanted nothing to do with the dog, and the…

Irena Sendler, Lifeline to Young Jews, Is Dead at 98

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older

Nick Vujicic--his story is a must-read.

Nick Vujicic - born without arms or legs in Melbourne, Australia. After struggling with depression & loneliness he adapted to his situation and found ways to accomplish whatever he set his mind to. He is a motivational speaker & encourager extrordinaire.

Oh. Someone please invite this man to live on our planet so he can train all the other men:  "I’d like to be making babies but I’m not, so I’m making movies. When someone comes along I don’t think I’ll be able to do both and I’m fine with that so I’ll make movies until I make babies." -Ryan Gosling.

"I’d like to be making babies but I’m not, so I’m making movies. When someone comes along I don’t think I’ll be able to do both and I’m fine with that so I’ll make movies until I make babies. Have my babies, Ryan!

Child art prodigy Akiane (born 1994) painted this portrait of Christ at age 8.  At age 4, she told her atheist mother that God was giving her visions and that she needed to draw and paint them. Read her amazing story at her website: http://www.artakiane.com/

Akiane’s Jesus, Heaven is for Real and the Man in the Turin Shroud

Child prodigy Akiane Kramarik painted this image, titled Prince of Peace when she was only eight years old. The result is a striking portrait of Jesus Christ, as Akiane saw Him. In the book Heaven is for Real, four-year-old Colton Burpo tells his dad

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