Israa Seblani said the shockwave from the blast nearly blew her off her feet.
Random acts of kindness are especially important now during the pandemic, Rodney Stafford said.
*Starts doling out compliments left and right*
Give yourself permission to take a break.
It's the season of giving, after all.
After his teammate broke his leg, this high school senior carried him to the finish
I'd a million times rather that you spend your energy concentrating on becoming your best self.
Everyone has people they look up to. It could be someone you've known all your life, like a friend, an aunt or a sister. For me, it's the ones I bump into in my everyday life -- complete strangers who are so full of happiness. In life, I always try to be kind, but kindness doesn't mean you have to hide what you think. You really need to learn that you can be kind while still having your own opinion.
We are presented opportunities everyday to make a difference in the lives of those around us, near or far, through our actions, time, or money. Whether we embrace that opportunity is up to us and, evidently, even the smallest of gestures or actions can veritably snowball into lasting results.
I know from my years spent in public school classrooms and the schoolyard...that tough love can be done in kindness. I learned that consequences can be carried out with kindness. Gentle critique can be conducted with a cushion of kindness. All of this and more. All can be cradled in kindness and compassion and gentleness and love.