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September 14, 2018
Kindness lives on for years
Have you ever had kindness show up just when you needed it? If your answer if yes, when you've finished your morning coffee, please send me your...
September 14, 2018 - 7:12am
September 7, 2018
Unicorn stickers, kindness bring back good memories
FARGO — Can you remember what you got for your seventh birthday? How about your eighth? Ninth? Maybe there's one special present that stands...
September 7, 2018 - 10:46am
August 31, 2018
Commentary: Parade made the day of 90-year-old veteran
FARGO — Did you have a good summer? People ask each other that question all the time, but this time, I hope you'll take a moment to think...
August 31, 2018 - 11:46am
August 24, 2018
Commentary: Life is made in the margins
FARGO — Life is often made in the margins. Those are the little segments of time on our calendars we don't have planned. They are the 15...
August 24, 2018 - 8:38am
August 17, 2018
Commentary: Noticing others is first step to kindness
FARGO — There is something to be said about being in the right place at the right time. It feels fortuitous, almost like someone is watching...
August 17, 2018 - 9:25am
August 10, 2018
Commentary: Shared talents increase everyone's joy
FARGO — I went to a conference earlier this month that was basically a two-day party for people who love kindness. Every night, a few folks...
August 10, 2018 - 8:48am
August 3, 2018
Kindness proves the theory of relativity
If it had rained one hot July day in 2011, I would not be writing this column. If I had felt too tired by my depression to take my kids to the...
August 3, 2018 - 6:45am
July 27, 2018
Retrain your brain to say 'yes' to kindness
I think 2 might be my favorite age. Not for my own kids, but for other people's kids. When my children were 2, I was caught up in diapers and...
July 27, 2018 - 7:38am
July 19, 2018
Kindness can save lives
My brother saved a little boy's life once. The boy was swimming and got out too deep. No one saw him go under except my brother. It happened...
July 19, 2018 - 3:19pm
July 6, 2018
Sharing stories of kindness reminds us of good in the world
You know what's super fun? Putting a post on social media asking people to share their favorite kindness stories. Try it sometime. It's an immediate...
July 6, 2018 - 8:26am
May 18, 2018
Commentary: Kindness comforts while dog finds his way home
My dog is lying upside down right now on an oversized chair in my home office. It's ridiculous to look over and see this 70-pound goldendoodle...
May 18, 2018 - 6:41am
February 9, 2018
Why we need to 'hold on to kindness'
In the beginning of January, Rebecca Somers boarded a plane in State College, Pa., heading for Detroit, Mich. She had no idea that what she was...
February 9, 2018 - 6:26am
December 8, 2017
Reader Opinion: An act of kindness
We would like to thank the lady who paid for our meal at the Sunway in Baxter on Nov. 27. It was such an act of kindness to a veteran and his wife. Just shows there are so many good people in our world. John and Grace Schuller
December 8, 2017 - 9:30am
November 24, 2017
Woman raises thousands to help a homeless man who spent his last $20 to buy her gas
Kate McClure was on her way to Philadelphia when she met Johnny Bobbitt Jr. He is a homeless man. But at that moment, she was the one in need...
November 24, 2017 - 9:19am
March 2, 2017
Opinion Column: Would the kind people please stand up?
I'm missing people. In recent years I have eulogized my wife's father's funeral as well as her mother's funeral this past January. This weekend I will do the funeral service for my mother-in law-from my first marriage. My first wife died in 2002. My mother and father have passed on,...
March 2, 2017 - 9:45am