Gratitude & Hope this Thanksgiving

Greetings All, Recently, I came across an 1828 definition of gratitude that has stood the test of time.  It states in part, that gratitude is, “An emotion of the heart, excited by a favor or benefit received; a sentiment of kindness or good will towards a benefactor; thankfulness. Gratitude is an agreeable emotion, consisting in or accompanied […]

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Generous Teacher Gives Shoes at Graduation

In Richmond, Virginia, a fifth grade student from George Mason Elementary was about to graduate when his shoe suddenly broke. He quickly ran to the art room to try and patch it, but was unsuccessful. Fortunately, substitute Vohn Lewis was there to come to the rescue. He generously removed his own shoes to let the […]

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Hope in Action: Caring Police Officer Saves Life

This is a story of hope in action that brings tears to my eyes. A 26-year-old was contemplating suicide and had climbed atop a bridge in Chandler, Arizona. A local police officer saw what was happening and intervened, starting a conversation and developing a rapport with the young man. This officer eventually convinced the young […]

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