Celebrating Authenticity: Rick Cormier

  Have you ever noticed how much fun it is to be around someone who is being completely authentic? Not only do they light up, but they seem to light up every thing and every one around them. When we think about authenticity, we tend to think of individuality, but being authentic isn’t really about […] Read more »

Making the Homeless Smile

Three teenagers, who have developed quite a following on You Tube (under the name TrueStoryASA), took a departure from their usual prank videos.  Instead they set out to “Make the Homeless Smile.”  They’ve made a whole lot of other people smile as well:   Read more »

Boston Area Residents Reach Out to Help

In the midst of terror and tragedy, thousands of Boston-area residents are “Being a Blessing”.  Many offered rides out of the city.  Others offered up their homes. At 5:39 p.m. the first entry appeared on the public Google spreadsheet announcing offers of help.  Only two hours later, the list had grown to over 4,000! In his article, Eric […] Read more »

The best kind of win.

This story is travelling quickly around the internet, for good reason.  Watch as a high school basketball player chooses to “be a blessing” to a mentally challenged player on an opposing team. Click here to access video. (You may want to have a tissue handy.)   Read more »

An athlete worth admiring

In a time when there seem to be too many stories of destruction caused by a win-at-all-costs mentality, it’s absolutely heartwarming to see an athlete do the right thing. At a recent cross-country event, Spanish runner, Ivan Fernandez Anaya, was in second place behind Abel Mutai of Kenya, who had won the bronze medal during […] Read more »

Retiring Supermarket Owner Gives Away Stores to His Employees

When 70 year old Joe Lueken decided to retire, he could have easily sold his three grocery stores to the highest bidder.  Instead, he is “being the blessing” to his nearly 400 employees and his community.   Joe is transferring ownership of his supermarkets to his employees by way of a stock ownership program.   Employees […] Read more »

People Come Together after Hurricane Sandy

Here’s a glimpse of the caring, creative ways in which people are reaching out to help their neighbors cope in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Read more »

Caine’s Arcade

This story is filled to the brim with people “being the blessing”. Caine blesses all of us with his authenticity. Caine’s Dad honors that authenticity. And Nirvan blesses Caine — and all of us — with his actions and his wonderful film. Bless yourself by taking the time to watch: Read more »

Strangers help a family avoid foreclosure

Here’s a great story about a family that is “being a blessing”. After watching a news segment on television, they decided to reach out to help another family that they’ve never met. This video is only three minutes long and is well worth your time: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about […] Read more »