Saturday, November 28, 2015

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Three Things To Inspire Your Weekend (36)

Quote of the day: 
The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.
-Mahatma Gandhi

image: GoodNewsNetwork

A Syrian refugee is giving back to the country that welcomed him with open arms. Alex Assali, who left his home behind due to the crisis in his homeland found refuge in Germany. Now every weekend, on Saturday mornings, he makes hot food and gives it to the needy from a table outside the Berlin train station. Alex is part of a Syrian Christian project that helps the homeless. 

image: Mike Shelton

A 9yr old fourth grader, Kamarian Fox from North Carolina, has been promised free haircuts for life by a local barber after they first met in August -on the condition that Little Kamarian gets good grades in school. And last week local barber, Mike Shelton stood by his words when the 9-year-old handed him his report card. He had received straight As. According to the HuffingtonPost, Mike is also encouraging others to do something to touch someone else's life.

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  1. I always love these posts. They are so inspiring. There are so many good folks out there and thank you for recognizing them.

    Have a fabulous weekend. ☺

  2. Great post and amazing pictures :)...thx for sharing!

  3. what a heartfelt and lovely post. thanks for sharing it really inspires me :)

    xx Jamie | Love Peace and Shimmer

  4. I think we all need to do more of this... give back to each other, the world would be a better place xox

  5. wonderful stories as always, I fear we will not have world peace.

  6. Wow these stories are so touching. I like the idea of free hair cuts for life. What a well to encourage a young man.

  7. I feel hope for the world! You chose to present some examples of the good things happening in the world instead of focusing on negatives. Thank you. Congratulations to the kind people you featured.

  8. Thank you for your inspirations.

  9. Jimmy Hendricks's quote 'when the power of love' is very similar to this, and it is one of my favorites.......and so true. That's nice what the local barber does for this young boy.

    Have a peaceful weekend.


  10. I ran across the first two stories earlier this week! They are great.

  11. Very nice examples of good deeds and a meaningful quote from Gandhi.
    Have a Great Weekend!!
    Peace :)

  12. Sorry.... those in "Power" will never allow....

  13. Good have a wonderful weekend.

  14. Mahatma Gandhi spoke the truth. If only the rest of the world's occupants could see it.

    There really are some great people out there, thanks for sharing.

  15. What a great quote! Thank god for all the good people that are in this world. They are an inspiration to us all. Great post. Have a happy weekend!

  16. A great quote from a wise man.

  17. What a great choice for your quote of the day.
    Very good inspirations too.

    Have a good weekend

    All the best Jan

  18. Hi Blogoratti - what great ideas - the Syrian chap ... such good news and then the barber encouraging youngsters to get good grades ...

    However, how true that quote of Gandhi's is ...

    Wonderful .. thanks - Hilary

  19. Great quote! Very encouraging post. Hope more will join in to do their part to touch lives.

  20. We are still all (sadly) waiting for that day that Gandhi envisioned.

  21. A very interesting and important post. Perhaps some of the Republican morons running for president in this country should see that "terrible" Syrian feeding the homeless in Germany, his adopted land.

  22. I love to see good people in action. Our world just seems filled with news about people doing bad things. Sort of gets me disgusted with humanity. Thanks for sharing!

  23. Luv the good news of the first story

    Have a nice weekend

    Much love...


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