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Hope

How Do Change And Loss Help Us Grow Spiritually?

KidSpirit | Posted 08.27.2012 | Religion
KidSpirit

We go through changes every day, whether they are minor or major. We do not necessarily have to be optimists to see the good in every situation, nor pessimists to feel betrayed and lose hope.

Forgiveness And Bearing Witness

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 08.27.2012 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

While many in our religious communities are quick to make proclamations about forgiveness, they often find it to be too difficult to live out in daily life.

Moving on From Being Dark and Twisty

Patrice Bendig | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Patrice Bendig

Never take for granted the feeling of happiness -- because pure happiness is something that can only be created within.

What Is The Best Emotion?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about what I thought was the worst possible emotion. But it occurred to me that as long as I'm thinking about emotions, I should also nominate what I believe to be the best possible emotion.

A.Skate for Kids With Autism (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 08.19.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

Crys Worley taught her sons how to skateboard from an early age, and it shows. Both of them look like they were born on a board. She saw the value in particular for her youngest son, Sasha, who has autism.

LOOK: Cancer Charity Builds World's Largest LEGO Lemonade Stand To Raise Funds, Awareness

Jay Scott | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Jay Scott

The city of Philadelphia has gotten a bad rap in recent history; it's a city associated with a high crime rate, a city left in the shadows of nearby N...

Changing the World, One Letter at a Time

Graham Milne | Posted 08.12.2012 | Impact
Graham Milne

In an age where many people equate activism with changing their Facebook profile picture, what makes a couple of first-worlders want to give everything up to live out of their backpacks for four years straight?

A Taste of Things to Come

Teri Szucs | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Teri Szucs

If Wisconsin was a taste of things to come, then the future of this country is terrifying, or maybe the future is already here. A world where fear beats hope and reason and people vote against their best interest.

What Social Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Aung San Suu Kyi

Mark Joaquin Ruiz | Posted 08.07.2012 | Impact
Mark Joaquin Ruiz

"The Lady", as she is reverently and affectionately known, tackled her current thoughts, strategies, and actions for her country Myanmar.

How to Begin to Cultivate Hope After Failing

Carolyn Rubenstein | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Rubenstein

Failing (especially failing BIG) provides you with a sense of freedom that you can never gain by playing it safe. It's this freedom that separates you from those who never leap.

The #1 Most Dangerous Emotion After A Split

Marcy Miller | Posted 08.04.2012 | Divorce
Marcy Miller

Hope is a four letter word. It is the enemy of the newly broken-hearted.

A New Conversation About Dreams

Marcia Wieder | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcia Wieder

Living your life as a dreamer is not just about achievement and accomplishment, or even success. It is about living your life, passionately pursuing the things that matter to you most, and learning and growing along the way.

Thoughts for College Dropouts: Love, Part II

O'Brien Browne | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

This is Part II of "Love," started on the 8th of last month. I didn't plan on a Part II because I thought this little blog should be pointed and pithy...

Paradise Is In Your Mind

Nitika Chopra | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Nitika Chopra

Believe in your power, broaden your perception and be present with it all. Paradise is in your mind. Start there and never stop having hope.

You Can Get Through Anything, If You Know Who Is In Charge

D.J. Wilson | Posted 07.13.2012 | Religion
D.J. Wilson

These words of prophetic wisdom were delivered, last week, to me at the very height of my own crisis, from a very close friend and mentor, a spiritual warrior, who has endured many valleys of his own.

Better to Walk With Friends Who Limp Than Count on Friends Who Have Never Limped at All

D.J. Wilson | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
D.J. Wilson

Communicate often, say thank you frequently and without reservation, and let them know you care. These friends are forever priceless. We can and will always count on them to be there for us.

The Gift of Kittens in a Flower Pot

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

Early in my life I was told to be careful how I treated strangers because I might be entertaining angels without realizing it. A few days ago a small clan of angels arrived on my patio without my invitation or knowledge.

To Be or not to Be... Hopeful

Graham Milne | Posted 06.30.2012 | Books
Graham Milne

"If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn't swim." - Margaret Thatcher (great line regardless of whether yo...

Why @Hope Is Needed to Get Homeless Mom @CareyFuller a Job Interview

Mark Horvath | Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Let's face it. The economy still sucks. Finding employment is far from easy, and finding employment that offers a living wage for a homeless mom to pa...

What Gives Me HOPE?

Gregory Rockson | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Gregory Rockson

For one night, we will not talk about politics but rather use the power of music to embrace our diversity. We will do something politicians have failed to do and that is bring people together.

Thoughts On Mercy and Suicide

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 06.23.2012 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

When I think of mercy, I think of receiving undeserved or unmerited kindness or treatment. A merciful act is one that reconnects us to humankind -- reminds us that we belong.

Struggle And Survival In Juarez

Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts

Cuidad Juarez, Mexico has gained a reputation as one of the most violent cities in the world, and yet the most trying circumstances often bring about ...

Water Is Life, Deepwater Horizon Is Death, We Create Hope

Jacob Devaney | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green
Jacob Devaney

Corporate greed and systemic corruption must be addressed at all levels of society if we desire to leave a legacy of hope for the next generation.

Cultivating the Undefeated Heart

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 06.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

There's nothing like true stories of those who refuse to be defeated, despite the odds, to cure what ails you. Such stories transfix, restoring hope in transformation. This turn of events is available to every one of us willing to put in the sweat equity.

Open Me Up And Look Inside

Jenna Benn | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Jenna Benn

Every day, I have the choice to let myself be defined by the disease, or to live in spite of it. And every day I have the choice to retreat into what was, or to accept what is.