One Good Thing

Apr. 8, 2019 by

Tell me something good. Think of one good thing. Stop. Think… Only continue reading once you have that ONE GOOD THING in mind… When you shift your mindset and think positively …

You Have A Choice To Make

Mar. 24, 2019 by

Do you own a perfect pair of shoes? The ones that fit just right. You know what I’m talking about. When you put on that pair of shoes that are meant for… running… dancing…a hike in the woods… dressing up for a

Time is precious…

Mar. 11, 2019 by

Time is precious. OK, so that’s not an earth shattering revelation. But, I find myself wasting time on things that don’t really matter. I went to the doctor this week for my annual check up.

Be The Hero Of Your Story

Jan. 27, 2019 by

For the first time in 25 years I had no idea where I was going. I’d given 2 months notice at my job and I wasn’t sure what I was going to do next.

Attitude and Gratitude

Dec. 29, 2018 by

Have you ever messed up and gone to a meeting on the wrong day? Well, I’m going to admit that it has happened to me more than once 🙂 In fact, it happened today. An important meeting at a fancy restaurant.

Turn a Gray Day Into a Fun Day While Learning

Nov. 23, 2018 by

“Rain, rain go away; come again another day,” we all sang as kids, and the sentiment is the same for all youngsters who can’t go outside when the weather’s turned against them.

I See You

Oct. 22, 2018 by

What does it mean to truly see someone? Sure, we work and play next to our co-workers, friends and neighbors, and even family, but do we truly see them? What makes them happy? What struggles are they going through?

Lessons from Alexa

Oct. 8, 2018 by

Lessons from Alexa. Do you have one of the smart speakers that you can talk to and they’ll play music and tell you the weather? I have one, Alexa. The other day I asked her something simple and this was

Compassionate Disagreements

Sep. 4, 2018 by

Compassionate Atlanta, a non-profit organization that seeks to raise awareness about the benefits of compassionate action in the Greater Atlanta area, recently sponsored an engaging workshop on empathetic communication at Kavarna coffee house in Decatur, Georgia.

Haiku Cultivates Compassion

Aug. 18, 2018 by

Aretha Franklin R-E-S-P-E-C-T R.I.P., Soul Queen -David Ferm So few words, with such profound meaning.

Cultural Immersion: A College Student’s Perspective

Aug. 3, 2018 by

Italian Pizza vs American Pizza: Who wins? Many cultures are centered around food. Meals with family and friends are valued to high standards in both American and Italian households. 

Families Doing Good Together

Jul. 27, 2018 by

How Charity Can Help Connect You With Your Kids and Community Want a way to feel closer to your children in 2018? Consider getting the entire family involved in charitable work this year.

Shared Joy is Double Joy

Jul. 21, 2018 by

I have a six-year-old nephew, Saul, who is very animated and joyful. He is excited about so many different things.

Community Listening & Dialogue Session

Jul. 14, 2018 by

According to Benjamin Franklin, there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes. Well, there’s lots of information out there about taxes – how to file them, how to save on them, how to spend your return…

Happy Inter-Dependance Day!

Jul. 6, 2018 by

Happy Inter-Dependance Day! Yes, you read that correctly. Happy inter-dependence day, also known as July 4th.

Take a Step Back and Act Compassionately

Take a Step Back and Act Compassionately

Jun. 22, 2018 by

I have a confession to make. I unfriended an old friend from my Facebook page this week.

Perspectives on Compassion, Unity, and Justice

Jun. 8, 2018 by

All but one surah(verse) of the Holy Qur’an begins with Bismillah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim, a phrase, undoubtedly the most common, that is also used by Muslims before they begin any activity.

It’s Ramadan Y’all!

Jun. 4, 2018 by

Three things you can do   Acknowledge that it is Ramadan Say “Happy Ramadan”, “Ramadan Mubarak”, “Ramadan Karim”.

How An Atypical Trucking Company Shows Compassion

May. 31, 2018 by

When I sat down with Compassionate Atlanta a couple of weeks ago for lunch, I was asked “So, why would a trucking company want to join Compassionate Atlanta?!”

Let’s communicate…

May. 26, 2018 by

It’s so interesting what we can learn from our furry four-legged friends. This past week I was taking care of a friend’s cat, George. George is 15, not bad in cat years.