Some people may think that empathy and compassion are hard to instill in the young minds of children or even teenagers. However, Danish schools proved that children, even at a very young age, can learn how to be compassionate and emphatic towards other people. Since 1993, empathy lessons have been a part of the Danish
In support of the prevention of cruelty to animals, this circus in Germany has completely stopped using real animals in their live shows. So what’s a circus without animals? Well, it’s even better than you could have imagined – the Circus Roncalli treats its audiences to a spectacular animal show with the use of holograms.
Shelly Roder and Father Louis Vitale are the co-founders of The Gubbio Project – a campaign that is all about compassion. Since 2004, the organization has been partnering with local churches to provide refuge for homeless people. The Gubbio Project was named after an Italian town where, according to legend, St. Francis arranged a peace
If you’re all all about hummingbirds, this wonderful story is for you! “Don’t judge a book by its cover” is probably one of the most commonly used sayings in the world, and this story about an unlikely friendship is one that we can relate to this timeless maxim. One couldn’t help but feel intimidated when
At such a young age, Trinity D’Autorio is already fighting for her life. In 2018, doctors found a cancerous tumor in her neck, and the sweet little girl was later diagnosed with neuroblastoma. For your child to have neuroblastoma cancer is enough to shatter any parent’s world, but Trinity had other battles to fight –
Meeting the widow Three young men were about to have dinner at a local restaurant one night in Alabama. What they thought was going to be just a regular eat out turned into something more, as they had a special and memorable encounter with one elderly lady. Jamario Howard was with his friends JaMychol Baker
Thanks to social media, these teens’ good deed is getting the kind of exposure it rightfully deserves. With so much negativity in the world, we need to hear more news like this! A group of teenage boys in Idaho went viral after a snapshot of them helping an elderly man made rounds on social media.
After a fishing trip in Arkansas, Bill Shaver was on his way home to Missouri when he pulled into a rest stop to use the bathroom and throw away some trash. He didn’t plan to be gone for long, so he left the engine running and the car door open. But when he returned, he
Instead of calling the cops on a teenage shoplifter, this 7-Eleven store owner chose to exhibit compassion towards the young thief, instead of filing any shoplifting charges. Jitendra Singh, also known as Jay, is a 7-Eleven store owner at Toledo, Ohio. While he was working at the back office one weekend, an employee alerted him
When Melani Andrews visited an animal shelter, she had an unusual question for the staff. She asked them who among their dogs was the oldest and hardest to adopt. It was an unexpected inquiry, but the caretakers knew right away which pup perfectly fit that description. Meet Jake, a 12-year old terrier who had been
Dogs – we already know that they have much bigger hearts than ours. These beings seem to have an infinite reservoir of love within them. Sometimes, we couldn’t help but wish that we had a soul as pure as theirs. The dog in the following story is a perfect reminder of this truth. Meet Lana,
It is true that in life, we are given different sets of cards. Some people have been dealt with a good hand, while others have no choice but to play with a bad one. But no matter what situation you may be in – whether you are on top of the world or on the