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Thoughts on Las Vegas: Needing the Best of Human Nature

The best of human nature always reveals itself in response to the worst. Compassion, service and a genuine sense of community is the most powerful antidote to the disease of hatred. – Michael Josephson  Read more of Michael’s thoughts on the awful tragedy in Las Vegas here. The post Thoughts on Las Vegas: Needing the Best of Human Nature appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Thoughts Las Vegas: Live a Life that Matters

Words, even deep and genuine feelings of compassion, are so impotent in the face of inexplicable and despicable tragedy. So many people have been afflicted by unearned and ongoing pain from the hurricanes and the Las Vegas murders it is hard not to to be by overwhelmed by the enormity of the challenge events like this present. Those of us … Read More The post Thoughts Las Vegas: Live a Life that Matters appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Thoughts on Las Vegas: Cops Have to be Brave

A gun, a badge, even body armor can’t protect the heart of people who care. Cops have to be brave and tough; they have to run toward the shooter and shield others from danger but don’t think they do not feel deeply harm they can’t prevent. Never take for granted the health and well-being of those who serve and protect. … Read More The post Thoughts on Las Vegas: Cops Have to be Brave appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Thoughts on Las Vegas: The Caring of Strangers

When terrible things happen often all that can protect us or ease our pain is the caring of strangers and the commitment and skill of EMTs, ambulance drivers, police and doctors and nurses. We must celebrate and encourage the best that is in us, not demean our potential with easy cynicism. Human nature is complex but it can be grand … Read More The post Thoughts on Las Vegas: The Caring of Strangers appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Thoughts on Las Vegas: We Need Love for All Humanity

The best of human nature always reveals itself in response to the worst. Compassion, service and a genuine sense of community is the most powerful antidote to the disease of hatred. Our condolences and words of support to those most injured by the Las Vegas tragedy are sadly without power. Only persistent and direct love for all humanity – irrespective … Read More The post Thoughts on Las Vegas: We Need Love for All Humanity appeared first on What Will Matter.

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WORTH READING: The Moral Bucket List

by David Brooks When you meet someone that truly inspires you and you deeply admire, many people may wonder how this individual became such an upstanding person. David Brooks, an author for the The New York Times, wondered this same thing when he came across people in his life that radiated goodness, gratitude and virtue. Brooks came to the conclusion that … Read More The post WORTH READING: The Moral Bucket List appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Say THANK YOU!

Memorial Day Weekend is not just a three-day weekend for vacations and picnics. It is a dedicated opportunity for us to experience and express appreciation for those who have and are servicing on our behalf. Be sure to take some time to say THANK YOU The post Say THANK YOU! appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Giving Thanks on Memorial Day

THANK YOU For your dedication, your duty, your unwavering loyalty and most importantly your unbelievable sacrifice.  Americans have to freedom to be Americans because of you. The post Giving Thanks on Memorial Day appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Worth Watching: Louie Schwartzberg – Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg’s time-lapse photography shows us how grateful we should be for nature and the world surrounding us. Enjoy! ; The post Worth Watching: Louie Schwartzberg – Gratitude appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Compassion – the Surest Road to Happiness

Want to be happy and successful? Try compassion (CNN)Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with friends or looking for more friends? Want to relate better to your co-workers? Try a little compassion. Compassion, as one scholar describes it, is “experiencing feelings of loving kindness toward another person’s affliction.” It’s related to, but a little … Read More The post Compassion – the Surest Road to Happiness appeared first on What Will Matter.

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