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Awesome Stories 352


Brad’s Awesome Stories always give me hope. This batch gives hope for humanity as well as the planet.

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This week Awesome Stories brings you gratitude, compassion, and environmental stewardship.


This is one of the most touching stories I’ve seen recently, especially as it highlights a very personal and powerful example of using communication consciously and compassionately as I promote so often on my blog. Sarah Silverman recently received a very harsh and ugly comment on her twitter feed. As a comedian known for her sharp wit and words, it’s amazing how she chose to respond. Sarah responded with compassionate and sympathetic tweets that started a whole conversation that the man says helped change his life. She recognized the pain under his rage and choose empathy as the way forward. She wrote  “All I know is this rage — and even if you could kill him— it’s punishing yourself. And you don’t deserve punishment. You deserve support.” Then she used her network to help find the man support…

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Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Jesus follower, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again as well as the short version: From Loneliness to Love.

6 thoughts on “Awesome Stories 352

  1. Thank you JoAnna. May your week be full of love and hope!

  2. Communication unlike punishment is the key for solving any complications. 🙂 Thanks Joanna for sharing this post. ❤

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