I am so honored that MOON Organics, is a Compassionate Atlanta partner! I’ve been involved as a part time volunteer for Compassionate Atlanta for a few years now on and off, working on specific projects. I love their mission! I
This Mother’s Day, tell mom (or your favorite caregiver) that they raised a good kid. Give a gift that gives back. In their honor lend your support to Compassionate Atlanta. $50 Conversation Starter – creates opportunities to bring people together with different views to
The work of Compassionate Atlanta is to bring forward the intentionality around using compassion in how we live our lives. How we interact with one another. How we make decisions. How we try to make the world and the communities that
Today is #NationalSuperheroDay. Now, I’m not sure who made that up, but let’s go with it. Who is your favorite superhero? You could take the easy route and think about Superman, Wonder Woman, The Incredibles…. OK, there are tons to choose
In the spring of last year, Compassionate Atlanta’s Mindfulness Team was asked to do a workshop for the 12-Step Narcotics Anonymous Group of Cause for Hope, which meets weekdays at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception downtown. The original plan
It’s been a busy week and a trying one for Atlantans navigating the new traffic reality since the I-85 bridge collapse. So, how do we deal with this daily traffic frustration? Atlanta already boasts some of the longest daily commutes
Hello. My name is Ayesha, a Decatur High School student and intern at The Love & Light Institute. I am thrilled to share The Love & Light Institute’s first annual Camp Connect information with you. Camp Connect encompasses exploration of
Combustion. Fire. Heat. Collapse. If you live in Atlanta, you know what I’m talking about. Yesterday, during rush hour, there was a large fire under our major thoroughfare the I-85. This is one of the main traffic arteries coming in
What does it mean to be an ally? The definition of ally according to Merriam-Webster is to unite or form a connection; or relation between or to form or enter into an alliance, as in two factions allying with each other. Being an ally
In the midst of our hectic daily lives, we recognize the value of being present. There are many ways of showing up: The power of observing what others are experiencing Finding a connection and feeling Sharing a voice or action
We don’t always think of compassion as an integral part of a good business mindset. Yet, sometimes it’s easy to see that compassion IS good for business. One great example is a local business called Finders Keepers Consignments. In their recent newsletter
March 8th is the International Women’s Day and is celebrated throughout the world. The first International Women’s Day was celebrated in the early 1900’s, in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. Women banded together to protest inequality in economic and political spaces. This
On this beautiful day in Atlanta, as we see the daffodils bloom 🌼 and the birds start their singing, we feel the restorative and healing power of nature. Compassionate Atlanta is pleased to partner with The Outdoor Journal Tour for their
How do you say I love you? Let me count the ways… Earlier this week, Americans celebrated Valentine’s Day – the holiday of love.❤️ We all know that love is more than Hallmark cards and roses. Love isn’t empty promises.
Almost two years ago I wrote this article, about my mentor and friend Rabia Roberts, and the lessons she shares from her life’s work as a peacekeeper and activist for social justice. The lessons have always lingered in my mind, internalized
This week, as we move into a busy weekend full of opportunities for compassionate action, we share the voices from our partners at HOPE: Helping Organizations and People Everywhere.
It’s almost here…2017. This coming year will be full of ways to participate in raising the voice of compassion throughout Metro Atlanta. January is already full of amazing events to make compassionate action a clear focus. Please don’t miss out!
“If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” – Lilla Watson These words were used by Lilla, Aboriginal Elder and Activist,
Nature can teach us so many things…
Woodlands Garden, one of Compassionate Atlanta’s charter partners, is all about compassion. The land that makes up the gardens was a compassionate gift to the community from Dr. and Mrs. Chet and Gene Morse after their death.