Hasta La Vista Baby

Hasta La Vista Baby I’m going to visit my family back east. It’s been a year since I last saw them. My annual trek is a time to go down memory lane, visit family and McLean, VA, the area I grew up. It’s amazing how much changes each year with more growth and development. What…

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surfing, healing, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you a love story. Surfing to Health and Happiness I discovered this story on WaldenWord, a heartwarming online magazine that promotes the beauty, passion, and responsibility of a surfing life. The editor clearly loves surfing and reminding us of the ocean’s ability to heal, restore, and sustain life. But also…

empowerment, Awesome Stories

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This week brings you biomimicry, sacred service, and rising up. Biomimicry I love that designers and manufacturers are finally learning from nature to design products and processes that are more compatible with the natural world. The ultimate goal is life cycle production where there won’t be any waste from manufacturing at all. Janine Benyus is…

divine mystery, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you true grit, young leaders, and the divine dance. True Grit Tatyana McFadden‘s life reflects an amazing determination or what used to be called grit. Tatyana was born with spina bifida, paralyzed below the waist, and given up by her birth mother who couldn’t support her. While living in an orphanage in…

gift economy, service

The Path of Service

The path of service seems to be calling.  My mother’s health continues to decline and I want to help her. I’ve offered to move back to the Northern Virginia and help her take care of the house, daily living, yard work, etc. The challenge for me is how to support myself in a very expense…

Bahá’í Temple, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you compassionate teaching, passionate service, inspired architecture, and inspired writing. Hugging Porcupines We have a brief opportunity to do the one thing – the RIGHT thing – to change the course of their life in a positive way. ~ Rob Miller Rob Miller, a teacher in Oklahoma wrote this touching…

poetry, Awesome Stories

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This week brings you healing poems, musical mayhem, solar breakthrough, and true service. Healing Poems This is a fun and soulful children’s book called This Is A Poem that Heals Fish written by Jean-Pierre Simeón and translated to English by Enchanted Lion Books. This Daily Good article offers a sweet sampling of the book, illustrations and fanciful way…

giving, joy, service

Awesome Stories- A Season of Giving

This week Awesome Stories brings you a collection of ideas to inspire a season of giving. Human beings are wired to care and give and it’s probably our best route to happiness.~ Dacher Keltner This is the time of year that reminds us of the power of giving. The funny part is that I know…

love, magic, nature

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This week Awesome Stories brings you baby morality, junk food, magical living and Little Pantries. Born Good? This is a fun video commercial created by the Canadian group called People for Good to show how silly it is to label babies as good or bad. Further, they believe, as I do, that we are born…

white river, goshen AR

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This week Awesome Stories brings you healing with nature, creative wisdom, Peace Fleece and aerial dance. Healing with Nature Research is proving what many of us already know; that time in nature is good for us. Scientists are finding evidence that being in nature has a strong impact on our brains and our behavior, helping us…