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Acts of Generosity

The Transforming Power of Grace

Stephanie Mitchell Hughes | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Mitchell Hughes

Life is tough and can be unforgiving. Grace sustains us on our journey through the inevitable hard places and difficult seasons. Indeed, grace is more than mercy. Grace strengthens and emboldens us. It softens a hard heart. Grace gives us what I call "bounce back."

Inspiring Generosity and Pope Francis

Barbara Bonner | Posted 07.28.2014 | Books
Barbara Bonner

Last week I was surprised and honored to receive a letter of praise for my book Inspiring Generosity from Pope Francis who said that he "appreciated t...

Inspiring Generosity

Barbara Bonner | Posted 04.26.2014 | Books
Barbara Bonner

Delving into the study of generosity has taught me so many of the remarkable ways in which this great quality - a quality that lies at the heart of all the major world religions - shows up in our lives.

Try This: An Exercise In Generosity

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Moving through your day, try considering your contributions as offerings -- particularly the little things that are easy to overlook, such as the laundry, courteous driving, or saying thanks. When you relate to everyday actions as offerings, you feel an intimacy with the world.

147 Meals Later

Jeff Shinabarger | Posted 02.27.2013 | Religion
Jeff Shinabarger

A five-word question changed how I will see the world forever. Do I have food? It wasn't a question about eating. It wasn't about the credit card bill. It was a question about me. It was a question I needed to hear. That question transformed an experiment into a life lesson.

Surefire Stress Relief, Part 7: Giving From the Heart

HeartMath LLC | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

Don't let your inner Scrooge short-change what should be one of the happiest times of the year. Make an inner decision -- a heart commitment -- that you're going to do things differently this year.

WATCH: 21 Acts Of Kindness That Will Make You Believe In The Human Race

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.27.2012 | Good News

The last week has been kind of rough on all of us. It's time to remind ourselves that the human race isn't defined by its worst elements. Inst...

Homeless Man Returns Borrowed Credit Card To New York Ad Exec

New York Post | KEVIN FASICK and TODD VENEZIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A Manhattan homeless man had an emotional reunion yesterday with the kindhearted ad executive who lent him her American Express Platinum Card outside ...