Compassion

With the potential for yet another government shutdown, Washington Republicans and Democrats talking past each other, what we need most are stories that remind us who we are and what we really stand for.

Iraq and Afghanistan vet Anthony Maggert was driving to an appointment … Read More

Found! Profiles in Character

But not where you think!

Photo: CBS News

As reported by CBS Evening News Anchor Jeff Glor.

John Siciliano, a federal corrections officer in New Jersey, hasn’t received a paycheck since December 29, 2018 “and is about to miss a mortgage payment. The bank told … Read More

Colman McCarthy is always a supportive friend but he’s much more.

From the pulpit: Colman McCarthy preaching the gospel of peace, justice and humanity.

The former Washington Post columnist retired to start The Center for Teaching Peace, a radical little group that has the … Read More

Homeless but Not Helpless

In a time of domestic chaos and conflict, CBS On the Road correspondent Steve Hartman updates his yearly story about Secret Santa… with twist, (Dec. 14).

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“A lot of people ignore the homeless, but folks rushing past Moses Elder might regret … Read More

$2 Million, $100 at a Time

Repeated every year by CBS News’ reporter Steve Hartman, this is one story of character and compassion I never get tired of.

One very wealthy and very grateful gentleman travels the country and hands out $100 to individuals in need.

CBS News cameras capture the … Read More

Looking back on his life and presidency, George H. W. Bush made decisions consistent with specific ethical values. Here are seven illustrations.

1: Nice Guys Don’t Finish Last (Respect, Compassion) – Bush was always respectful. Even in the political fray, he never ridiculed or berated … Read More

“America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle.”      – George H.W. Bush, 41st U.S. President

There are people in our lives who, despite not personally knowing, cause you to feel connected to them. It comes through their words and their … Read More