” Affectionately known as “The Kindness Guy,” Michael J. Chase is one of today’s most powerful voices for creating a kinder world. In 2007 Michael ended a 16-year career as a professional photographer, trading in his camera in search of the meaning of life, which he found in a very unlikely source. (Read the full story in am I being kind). Following this life changing epiphany, he created The Kindness Center and quickly became a sought after inspirational speaker.
Considered an expert on the subjects of kindness and positive behavior, Michael’s teachings are recognized across the globe, revealing how each of us plays a critical role in healing our planet. In addition to teaching the importance of humankind-ness, he offers proof that within our challenges lie great opportunities for growth and service toward others. Despite a family history of substance abuse, violence, depression, and suicide, Michael chose a different path, to spread positive energy throughout the world. Whether presenting in a classroom, boardroom, or on stage in front of thousands, his message of hope impacts countless lives each year. Michael’s work is not aligned with any particular religion or belief system. All teachings are based on the universal language of kindness, which embraces all and excludes none. ”
” Is “loving everyone” really possible, as the title of Michael J. Chase’s new book suggests? The answer may surprise you, as he chronicles his journey toward enlightenment, gaining insight from a very unlikely source—a four-legged guru named Mollie, who happens to be the most lovable yet mischievous dog in the world. In his attempt to understand her ability to unconditionally love all, Chase begins to see the world through his best friend’s eyes, especially during their morning walks. Mollie’s hilarious antics and maddening behavior ultimately lead to profound insights learned at the other end of the leash. Written with heart and sidesplitting humor, this one-of-a-kind true story of friendship and a divine albeit outrageous dog delivers on its promise to reveal a pathway toward enlightenment . . . and brings each of us one step closer to loving everyone. “
The Radical Practice of Loving Everyone: A Four-Legged Approach to Enlightenment