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Being Great: Today and Every Day

Marshall Cannon | Posted 06.26.2015 | Black Voices
Marshall Cannon

I was reminded on this past Father's Day that no one will live forever here on earth. There will indeed come a time when we will all pass away. The importance and significance of this moment is that I am yet alive.

A Marriage Vow to Remember

Marshall Cannon | Posted 05.14.2015 | Weddings
Marshall Cannon

When I got married in 2012, my wife and I wrote our own vows. It is the vogue thing to do these days. What I soon learned is that the writing of one's vows can be intimidating and extremely personal.

Everyone Can Be a Philanthropist!

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 12.31.2013 | Impact
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

I doubt my parents had ever heard of the word philanthropy. Yet, there they were fully immersed in a lifetime of philanthropic activities, sharing their time, talents and meager financial resources with the community of which they were an integral part.

Warren Buffett: Happiness Guru?

Michael I. Norton | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael I. Norton

Just as we have taken his advice on making money, research suggests we should now take his advice on making happiness. By rethinking how we spend our money -- even as little as $5 -- we can reap more happiness for every dollar we spend.

The Golden Rule: What Goes Around Comes Around

Donna Labermeier | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Not only is it important to be aware that treating others the way we would like to be treated is morally the right thing to do, it is just as important to understand that for every one of our actions, there is an equal and opposite reaction that we draw toward ourselves.

Mindful Charitable Giving as a Pathway to Enlightenment

Fred Lawrence Feldman | Posted 04.07.2013 | Impact
 Fred Lawrence Feldman

It is our intent to give and awareness of our acts, more than the amount of our personal philanthropy, that will bring about a brighter future for us in terms of our personal outlooks on life, and for our planet as a whole.

How One Liberian Girl Is Uniting Thousands

Josh Tetrick | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

That is the song and scream of More Than Me, an organization that lifts girls off the street and into school. Abigail was a child prostitute on the streets of Monrovia, Liberia. Now? She's in school and dreaming (big) for the first time.

Giving and Receiving Are the Same

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

As a person with illness and in a wheelchair for many years, I am so frequently on the receiving end of other people's attention that I often forget there are many ways I can give.

Tips For Everyday Microgiving

Carlo Lorenzo Garcia | Posted 08.25.2011 | Impact
Carlo Lorenzo Garcia

Back in 2010, I started a mission to give everyday for a year. Along my journey, I have received many questions from people asking for tips on how to start their own everyday giving mission.

It's Hard to Find a Good Samaritan

Attiyya Anthony | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Attiyya Anthony

By no means are MTA riders obligated to give, but if someone touches your heart, it shouldn't be illegal -- helping someone out should never be illegal.

Give the Gift of Sight

Angela Perkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Angela Perkey

Every September, I go to the eye doctor for my annual eye exam. However, the upside of my regular eye appointments is that I get to help someone else be able to see.

The Limits of Volunteer Service

Angela Perkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Angela Perkey

Volunteer service is a way for individuals to create a tangible and visible difference in our communities and in the world. However, there are certain limits to what we can do and the impact that we can have.