Live with Compassion!

Live with Compassion!

Aug. 18, 2017 by

Breathe. Just breathe. If it feels like the world is on fire, what can you do? Go and get oxygen for yourself to breathe. I have no words of wisdom. But I encourage you to seek some out – seek

Mark your calendars for September 13! #globalmandalaproject

Mark your calendars for September 13! #globalmandalaproject

Aug. 13, 2017 by

Join us on September 13 in the unveiling of the Global Mandala by our partner artist & activist, Sonia Osio. Read the inspiration behind the project. My life has been blessed with incredible and beautiful people. Friends from around the world with varied social backgrounds, belief systems,

What does the Hebrew word “mitzvah” mean? And how can you incorporate into your life?

What does the Hebrew word “mitzvah” mean? And how can you incorporate into your life?

Aug. 4, 2017 by

My question for you this Friday is “What have you done for yourself lately?” Listen to the subtle messages that come your way. Just this morning my mom said she was going to workout and said it was a “mitzvah (Hebrew

Hello Compassionators, take a look below for an inspirational read. After reading Jen’s piece, what do you want for your birthday?

Hello Compassionators, take a look below for an inspirational read. After reading Jen’s piece, what do you want for your birthday?

Jul. 28, 2017 by

How do you feel about birthdays? Read about how Jen decided to welcome in her next year. Compassionately.  My birthday was approaching in late May and I wasn’t feeling my typical celebratory self. It wasn’t tied to any one specific thing

CA Meetup with Shari Fox

CA Meetup with Shari Fox

Jul. 21, 2017 by

Compassion stems from availability of the heart. When we are caught in an ego pattern, “hooked” as the Buddhists would say, not only are our hearts less available to the moment, but we also lose contact with mental clarity and



Jul. 14, 2017 by

If you could turn back time…are you humming it now? Thanks Cher! 🙂. So, if you could turn back time, what would you want to change? This past week I attended an evening centered around women and race. We were

Let’s create a story together to unite our communities…start this weekend. #compassionatechallenge

Jul. 7, 2017 by

Georges Erasmus, an Aboriginal leader from Canada, said, “Where common memory is lacking, where people do not share in the same past, there can be no real community. Where community is to be formed, common memory must be created.”

Charter for Compassion…

Jun. 30, 2017 by

Every week I get to meet great people and organizations that do incredible work. With 90 local Compassionate Atlanta Charter Partners, we share a desire to create more compassionate communities. What if this vision could become a reality?

Standing Silence.

Jun. 23, 2017 by

Silence. This Sunday Compassionate Atlanta is part of an inaugural event called Standing Silence. We will be gathering with people of many different backgrounds to quietly turn our attention to social justice.

Let it be a Weekend Filled with Compassion

Jun. 17, 2017 by

With Father’s Day coming up this weekend, we honor the caregivers, fathers, men, and role models in our lives. This year let’s look at vulnerability. We don’t usually associate vulnerability with our paternal figures. Yet, Brené Brown, an American scholar, author, and

Let’s Support the Information Outlets that Bring Together the Voices of our Communities

Jun. 11, 2017 by

Earlier this week I was privileged to attend a session on citizenship presented by New America Media. The room was filled with various ethnic media outlets. There were different communities, languages and nationalities represented.

Don’t Be Afraid of New Beginnings

Jun. 2, 2017 by

Who’s been to a graduation lately? OK, and who has seen graduation pictures all over social media? Either way, it’s that time of the year. A time of celebration, of excitement, and anticipation.

Connect with Atlanta Non-Profits

May. 26, 2017 by

UNICEF, Humane Society, Second Helpings, Theatrical Outfit…. What comes to mind when you think of organizations like these?

MOON (“Made Out Of Nature”) Organics

May. 19, 2017 by

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.

Tell mom she raised a good kid

May. 12, 2017 by

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.

The Power of Momentum

May. 5, 2017 by

The work of Compassionate Atlanta is to bring forward the intentionality around using compassion in how we live our lives.

Who’s your hero? #NationalSuperheroDay

Apr. 28, 2017 by

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—there are tons to choose from.

Cause for Hope:
A Community in Downtown Atlanta

Apr. 21, 2017 by

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.

Use this time to find new avenues
(and laugh a little more!)

Apr. 14, 2017 by

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?

Camp Connect

Apr. 7, 2017 by

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.