military budget

Is Might Right?

Is Might Right? ~ vile and vitriol are flowing poisoning the masses scoundrels with orange hair warmongers wearing suits the lines between parties are fuzzy clouding who is good and who is evil ~ Meanwhile, the real issues are buried beneath endless bickering, distraction, politics, and shenanigans. War has long been the priority in America…

owls, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you joy, mystery, inspired leadership, and owls. Reclaim Your Joy This is another touching post by Rachel Macy Stafford filled with authenticity and vulnerability. In this post on parenting, she talks about losing her joy and seeing the impact on her family. When her husband reflected that she was never happy…

micro photography, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you solar distiller, micro-beauty, teaching compassion, animal love and the we-economy. Solar Seawater Distiller! This is an incredibly useful idea that won the Core77 Design Award in 2012. Italian designer Gabriele Diamanti invented a simple solar distiller called Eliodomestico that can turn seawater into pure drinking water! It can be…

Compassion Games

Let the Games Begin!

The Compassion Games are back! If you’ve been following my blog for a while, then you may recall that I dedicated 2014 to compassion and learning to be more self loving. Here’s the post where I stated my intentions along with 11 tips for thriving. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile,…

SolTech rooftop solar

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This week Awesome Stories brings you murmuration, sleek solar, Kid President, passionate education and creative cooperation. Sexy Solar I would love to have one of these solar roof systems. These systems from SolTech Energy are one of the most aesthetically pleasing solar roof systems that I’ve ever seen. Plus, they claim to have very high…

kindness spreads

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This week in Awesome Stories we look at kindness, creative landscaping, cooperation, waking up and dance. It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. – Charles H. Spurgeon  Kindness Returned This is a nice story about Hussein, a barber who cares for stray cats in a country where that…