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Kindness is Contagious
Nicole Phillips: Teenage boys chip away at kindness
I really should have kept a list of all the people who helped me during my battle with breast cancer. It would be filled with the names of family...
17 hours 29 min ago
May 19, 2017
Nicole Phillips: Kindness changes the way you see
One of the great lessons cancer taught me was the importance of getting my thought-life in order. There are way too many things in this world...
May 19, 2017 - 7:56am
May 12, 2017
Phillips: Pizza served with a side of kindness
"Whoa! People work this early in the morning?" That was my first-grade son's reaction as we passed a garbage truck recently at 5:30 a.m. We...
May 12, 2017 - 8:03am
May 5, 2017
Starstruck kid finds kindness at the dinner table
Every once in awhile, Saul and I play "Who would you most like to have dinner with?" Jimmy Buffett is high on Saul's list. Mother Teresa is high...
May 5, 2017 - 6:55am
April 28, 2017
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Twenty years ago this month, people along the Red River in Minnesota, North Dakota and southern Manitoba experienced the worst flood of the area...
April 28, 2017 - 7:36am
April 7, 2017
Phillips: Kindness is the most important muscle
I didn't think time travel was possible until I was sitting at a track meet the other night. It was my daughter's very first meet. I thought...
April 7, 2017 - 8:00am
March 31, 2017
Phillips: Teacher's letter home shows great kindness
My friend who is a teacher showed me a very funny poster. It has pictures of two owls. One owl is looking wise and well-tailored in his round...
March 31, 2017 - 8:06am
March 25, 2017
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
How is it that things can look so drastically different based on our ever-changing outlook? Like the little park bench that's tucked along a...
March 25, 2017 - 8:03am
March 18, 2017
Phillips: March kindness replaces some of the madness
A whole new language arises during the month of March in the house of a college basketball coach. We use words like "seed" and "bracket" in daily...
March 18, 2017 - 9:59am
March 11, 2017
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
I am about to rat out my fellow columnist. In a good way, of course. Bob Lind has been writing the Neighbors column in the Fargo Forum since...
March 11, 2017 - 7:30am
March 4, 2017
Phillips: New Netflix series sparks ideas for kindness
A strange thing is happening. The kids are fed, the dishes are done (sort of) and the couch begins calling my name. Actually, it's not the couch...
March 4, 2017 - 7:33am
February 25, 2017
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
I went to visit my father recently. He had a stroke about 9 months ago and is now a permanent resident in an assisted living facility. He hasn't...
February 25, 2017 - 9:57am
February 18, 2017
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Remember the old National Enquirer magazine commercials? "Inquiring minds want to know. I want to know." I talk about the health benefits of...
February 18, 2017 - 5:17pm
February 11, 2017
Phillips: Kindness isn't about them, it's about you
My husband has banned me from Amazon. Not for shopping. For reading book reviews. Specifically, my book reviews. I wrote a book and because it...
February 11, 2017 - 12:21pm
June 9, 2014
Sometimes kindness backfires; other times it’s life-changing
A friend recently asked if kindness ever comes back to bite me. She was struggling with the decision to continue extending kindness to people who just weren’t playing along. She felt as if all of her efforts were being done in vain and wondered if it was worth it. My answer was,...
June 9, 2014 - 9:36am