Street musicians and other artists from around the world have collaborated to create an incredibly moving version of “Stand By Me.”
Now watch this:
If you want to learn more about Playing For Change, please visit their website.… Keep Reading!!!
I couldn’t love this more…
It was an ordinary day for Logan Fairbanks. He had just finished up his day at school when his mom and dad met him with a letter. He initially thought he was in trouble when they asked him to read the it aloud, but as he started the letter he soon realized he wasn’t in trouble…although he was still confused.
The letter began by listing different things that were going to happen to him in the upcoming year, and ended … Keep Reading!!!
I love this video created by Mama Hope because it highlights the lives of tech savvy business women in Kenya, who also happen to be from the Maasai tribe, one of the oldest tribes on the planet.… Keep Reading!!!
Lou Xiaoying, 88 years old, has saved the lives of over 30 abandoned babies since 1972. She made her living as a trash collector/recycler in an impoverished area of China.
This profession unfortunately has exposed her to the discovery of unwanted babies left for dead in the trash.
Upon discovering the first baby in the trash, Xiaoying was left with a difficult decision. Barely making ends meet, she was not financially in a comfortable place to take on … Keep Reading!!!
Director Matty Brown noticed a woman who walks through the streets randomly singing opera. Wherever she goes she is singing, sometimes under her breath, sometimes loud enough for whole blocks to hear.
The reactions by the public were mixed- people think she is deranged, some think she is inspiring.
Brown was intrigued and decided to sit down with her and have a short conversation about why she sang openly, for what appeared to be no reason at all.
Her explanation … Keep Reading!!!
FCB Brazil created a “Speaking Exchange” project for CNA language schools. As you can see in the video, Brazilian youths and elderly Americans living in retirement homes are placed on a video web chat; it is there that language technique is developed. However, the most noticeable and poignant part of these conversations is when you see the development of human relationships begin to occur.… Keep Reading!!!
James Fallon is a neuroscientist who has spent his career studying psychopaths. On accident, he learned that his brain had revealed someone who had scan patterns indicative to a psychopath. He later found out his family history had a long line of people with clear psychopathic behavior.
So what led Fallon away from becoming a diagnostic psychopath? He says a nurturing environment during childhood.
This is what my friend Bridget said about Fallon’s conclusion: “This, right here, is why … Keep Reading!!!
Rose: We went to the movies, and my husband, they wouldn’t let him sit with the whites, but I could.
Roland: We came in hand in hand and the man told me, “You can’t sit up there, no, you have to go upstairs.” …. So, I thought, “Okay, we’ll go upstairs.” He said, “No, she has to go downstairs.” I looked at the man and I said, “Wait a minute…her body is just as black as mine, and she’s my … Keep Reading!!!
Mary Lambert is known for her collaboration with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on the hit song “Same Love.”
Here she performing “Body Love,” a powerful and poetic mixture of song and spoken word. Enjoy.
“Sometimes, kids get sick and then their hair falls out, that’s really, really sad…I don’t want any kids to be sad that they have no hair. What I want to do is give them my hair because I have long long hair, just cut some of it off and give it to someone.” –Emily James, age 3
When three year old Emily James learned about children losing their hair to cancer, her mother suggested that she consider donating her … Keep Reading!!!
Happy Valentines Day!
Did you know there are many Greek words for love and each has a different meaning?
Love is such a complex feeling; I like the idea of multiple terms for this feeling, as it seems more reasonable than using one general word.
So, here are the terms for love and love styles in Greek! Let me know which term you identify with most. (Although, most humans feel and live out every type of love listed).… Keep Reading!!!