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This Gives Me Hope
Hope is sturdy; instead of drowning in despair, it rolls up its sleeves and sets out to change things.
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Interfaith Voices From The Next Generation

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May you be blessed as I have been by these fine essays by Nayab, Nicolas, and Saadia -- just a few of America's next generation of inter-faith inspired religious leaders.
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Gay Pride: Montreal's true colours on parade

Gay Pride: Montreal's true colours on parade | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A young Toronto graphic designer, a retired Montreal food worker, Montreal's mayor, a Quebec MP, a Paris regional councillor, a Cameroonian human-rights lawyer, a flight attendant in thong and feathers - they were among the thousands who watched,...
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2 People, 600 Square Feet: Not an Inch is Wasted

2 People, 600 Square Feet: Not an Inch is Wasted | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
After living in a 600-square-foot studio apartment for 23 years, Ken and Linda Bolton bought their first home in 2000.
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7-Year-Old Points to Brighter Future

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Nitin Das’s 7-year-old Superhero just might persuade adults to take better care of the planet. 2011 Grand Award Winner in the Possible Futures Film Contest.
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Doorbell Dog Can't Believe Her Eyes

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In part two of this series on the Doorbell Dogs of Bulgaria, I’m pleased to introduce you to a dog named Rita who was astonished to find people who would touch her with love.
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Race To Save Yvonne, The Runaway Cow

Race To Save Yvonne, The Runaway Cow | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Activists are racing to save a runaway cow named Yvonne from police and hunters. The cow has been in the woods in Bavaria evading captures since May.
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Happiness = no debt + love (in your 60s) - Healthzone.ca

Happiness = no debt + love (in your 60s) - Healthzone.ca | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Who are the happiest Canadians? Empty-nesters, 60s-plus, with no debt, a belief in God — and a hot romance. That’s one of the key findings of John...
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#115 A year after boat shatters his shell, turtle swims free | This gives me hope

#115 A year after boat shatters his shell, turtle swims free | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Hundreds of supporters cheered on August 3rd as Andre, a 177 pound green sea turtle, crawled into the water and swam out of sight. A year ago no one wa...
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A Love Story: How America Came to Accept Same-Sex Marriage

A Love Story: How America Came to Accept Same-Sex Marriage | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
It seems like people, like my father, are capable of changing their long standing opinions. In only 15 years there has been an incredible 23% decline in opposition to same-sex marriage.
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Peace flags flying in Belfast - another reason for hope

Peace flags flying in Belfast - another reason for hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Finding 1001 reasons to be optimistic...
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Storytelling: digital technology allows us to tell tales in innovative new ways

Storytelling: digital technology allows us to tell tales in innovative new ways | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
As the tools available to publishers grow more sophisticated, it's up to us to experiment and see what sticks, writes Aleks Krotoski...
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Old and Healthy? Thank Your Genes

Old and Healthy? Thank Your Genes | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Lifestyle makes a difference to health, but living to a full hundred years depends more on genes.
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Germany's last millstone mason gets busier - The Local

Germany's last millstone mason gets busier - The Local | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
An organic food boom in Germany is creating demand for flour ground the old way, but the country only has one person left with the skills needed to carve and maintain millstones.
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Saving myself with storytelling

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I’d barely absorbed the reality of my diagnosis and already I faced an unexpected side effect: Cancer had made me mute...
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We Like The World

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Around the world in 80,000 friends - delightful!

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#117 An outrageously peaceful idea | This gives me hope

#117 An outrageously peaceful idea | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Jeremy Gilley’s enthusiasm reaches right out of the TED video and makes me sit up and say, “Yes! Crazy as it sounds, this just might work.” I mean...
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Lessons from a grey goose « Catching Courage – Cathryn Wellner

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A touching video and the story of a goose who taught me some lessons.

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#116 Window on nature’s power | This gives me hope

#116 Window on nature’s power | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
In late afternoon, I looped the camera strap around my neck and headed out for a walk. The air was hot and humid. To the west, thunder clouds were building...
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The Great Treehouse Escape

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Whether built for a secret getaway, or a permanent home, there's nothing quite like a treehouse; a cozy space amid the trees conjures feelings similarly evoked...
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Hold that facelift! Some serene thoughts on Mid-Life….

Hold that facelift! Some serene thoughts on Mid-Life…. | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
You won’t find me in the gym. I’m not saving up for my first facelift. I don’t look enviously at fresh faces and taut bodies.
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Beached Whale in Australia Towed Back Out to Sea

Beached Whale in Australia Towed Back Out to Sea | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
A baby humpback whale was found on an Australian beach. It took rescuers ten hours to tow him back to sea.
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Celebrate Whats Right With The World! | by, Dewitt Jones

Celebrate Whats Right With The World! | by, Dewitt Jones | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it

Sign up for a weekly infusion of joy.

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100 Gorgeous Examples Of Night Life Photography

100 Gorgeous Examples Of Night Life Photography | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Night Life always looks so beautiful and if you are a photographer then you must be more than happy to capture these beautiful moments of night life.This post features the 100 gorgeous examples of Night Life Photography.
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10,001th Rescued Sea Lion Released Back Into the Pacific (video)

10,001th Rescued Sea Lion Released Back Into the Pacific (video) | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
This past Thursday, the Marine Mammal Center released a rescued sea lion nicknamed Milestone and another, Zodiac Girl, back into the Pacific Ocean near Point Reyes...
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#112 Power of one | This gives me hope

#112 Power of one | This gives me hope | This Gives Me Hope | Scoop.it
Giving something every day...now there’s a good idea. Instead of keeping the focus turned firmly inward, Jacqueline set out to “create a movement that ...
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