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Aug 11, 2013

"We shall practice listening so attentively that we are able to hear what the other is saying -- and also what is left unsaid. We know that by listening deeply we already alleviate a great deal of pain and suffering in the other." -- Anonymous

Idea of the Week

"We went to a theatre to watch a documentary yesterday. The audience it attracted was mostly "older" adults..... 70's & 80's. While writing for the film to start. I was blessed to be engaged in conversation with a few different people who shared stories of their youth with me. I loved their energy & loved hearing their stories... I was totally absorbed in listening. Their eyes shone telling me their stories & my heart shone hearing them. I left with happiness in my heart a smile on my face. Everyone has stories to share & listening to them is a kindness gift for both the teller & the listener. Grateful." -- Mish

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"What motivates my kindness is life's trials and tribulations that I've gone through and continue to encounter that have taught me to be humble and offer a smile at all times, listening ear when needed, services when able, and hug on demand." - Curie



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Hospital Art
September 3, 2015 - Posted by savraj
I met an artist in the park today. She was working on a piece of art she had co-created with local school children. The images on the artwork, of happy families with their pets, were so uplifting!

Her next project is to create a large mural that will cover an entire wall at the Children's hospital. Again, she plans to collaborate with children from the neighborhood. What a heartwarming idea.

Children who are well will be creating art for children who are sick. I imagined the day the mural would be unveiled. The children who worked so hard and lovingly on it would be overjoyed with excitement to show what they had created. And the children waiting to see the mural would be equally excited to see what was behind the curtain. And finally voila! Cheers all around!

Children helping children be happy. Children being happy like they always should be! The artist woke me up from my daydream and said, "I sure could use a lot of volunteers to help with this project! " I told her to count me in! I would be happy to help make this dream come true!
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