True Policing is Compassionate Policing and Doing Good!

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A small act of kindness by one Police Officer made all the difference in this family’s life and we are all better for it.

Bug vs Door

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Doc Luben performs a stunning spoken word poem about a moment of insight into the male experience.

I Need To Get To Heaven – My Son Needs Me

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His son is in heaven, but Andrew Lawes is on a fast-track to hell. His only hope of meeting his son is to be a good man. His first step is to confess his sins.

48 Hour Push: Dad Bloggers Raising $35K for Fellow Dad Blogger with Cancer

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Originally their goal was to raise $5,000, now they are close to $35,000 for Oren and his family.

Spread The Message

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Three minutes that will change the way you think. Then you will want to spread the message.

Hope Wins! An Ancient Lesson About Overcoming Fear

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How can we learn to nurture hope over fear?

Hope is not the Poor Cousin of Faith

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Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar?

#NoFeelings: Why it’s Easier to Ignore Love Than Deal With it

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It’s much easier to just shun a beautiful notion such as love, than to accept our own faults and build the courage to give it another go.

Making Progress, One Man At a Time

Have you seen this shirt?

Dillan DiGiovanni thinks the “Feminist Father” wearing this shirt is evidence of progress and worthy of the attention he’s getting.

Can LGBT Books Save Lives?

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The Lambda Literary Foundation’s LGBT Writers in Schools Program connects authors with classrooms, and in turn, provides hope.

When We Read Together, We ARE Together: How Maurice Sendak Saved My Son and Me

When We Read Together, We ARE Together: How Maurice Sendak Saved My Son and Me

In this #DadsRead tribute, Steve Edwards tells the story of how Maurice Sendak’s “In the Night Kitchen” opened his eyes to how the simple act of reading can be educational for both parents AND children.

What I Would’ve Missed out on if I’d Committed Suicide

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Danny Baker wants to remind you that suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.

Communion at the Texas Bar & Grill

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A chance meeting at the Texas Bar & Grill brings with it a promise of hope to a once-suffering heart.

Drawing Hope: Photographer Brings The Imaginations Of Children With Health Problems To Life (Photos)

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No child’s wish is too extraordinary for photographer Shawn Van Daele.

Best. Goal. Ever.

Best Goal Ever

Two boys changing the world with hope and helping us all understand what being a team is all about.

The Ways We Talk, the Ways We Listen

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“My brother visits from Korea with his girlfriend, S. If they marry, I will not be the only adoptee in the family to return to Korea and marry a Korean woman.” By Matthew Salesses