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Apply It

This page features resources and tools for applying compassion and kindness to our personal lives and communities.

Waiting

Not long ago I found myself waiting, yet again, to board a flight. But this wait was a little bit different than others: I had …

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Joy in the Mourning

“I don’t know if I want kids,” I told my husband more than once. “I could live with or without them,” my phlegmatic husband would …

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Team Kindness

lady putting on mask

The date was March 30, 2020. Our state governor had just issued a stay-at-home order. No more than 10 people were allowed to gather at …

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And Then What?

standing near a misty forest

I must have walked up on a heated political discussion being held by a handful of salt-of-the-earth-looking kind of folks, although unmasked and not socially …

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What is Love?

Teenage boys can be the most loving people on earth sometimes. No. Really. I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about love and kindness lately. …

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Who Gets the Blessing?

inside of car - lady driving

I’m temporarily living in a duplex we own in the small tourist town of Marietta, Ohio. After living 20 years in an old farmhouse surrounded …

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The Importance of Kindness?

This is an animated adaptation of a commencement speech given by George Saunders at Syracuse University, May 2013. Production Cast & Credits: Produced By: Above …

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You Are Invited

To me, one of most interesting ideas that comes from my study of the two birth narratives of Jesus (in the gospels of Matthew and …

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A Lasting Impression

Lady at cafe checking someone out

Autumn is a season that reminds me of kindness. It’s a time of year where I choose to reflect on all the good. Something about …

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