Compassionate Atlanta is on a journey to uplift voices. Voices of our neighbors, our young people, and those too often silenced. We hear you.
If you have ever been to Georgia State University, there’s a building called 75 Piedmont.
New year resolutions….Hope I cannot stop thinking about the profound words from Amanda Gorman that I heard last week “We lift our gazes not to what stands between us, but what stands before us.” It’s been quite the start to 2021.
Isn’t it amazing how many things we’re able to do? I mean, like fly to the moon, curing diseases or seeing someone’s face when you’re talking to them on the phone? So many things are just a click away.
As we approach Election Day, we must remember the most important thing – each other. No matter who wins, we continue to live side by side with our neighbors. When political signs come down, so, too, must our divisiveness.
I have had 19 wake ups on 9/11 since that fateful day I watched the second plane fly into the World Trade Center building.
Have you ever wondered whether compassion is an innate characteristic or a learned behavior? Or both? I have good news for you. Compassion can be learned and strengthened. Compassion CAN be cultivated. And there is science to back this up.
For those of you who didn’t attend the event on the 29th, the YouTube video will be at the end of the article. On the 29th of July, Compassionate Atlanta held a conversation on Zoom. They had a mother of
Georgia is one of only a few states that did not have a hate crime law until a few days ago. It will become law in the state of Georgia. After what we saw in Minneapolis, people started asking for
As we mourn the passing of our beloved John Lewis, we honor his life and all that he taught us. His most recent words, published after his death, give us guidance on how to move forward. As a young man,
Puzzled It just so happens; I’ve become a puzzler. Yes, staying in has led me to a new past time. (Now I know why they call it a past time!) While working on my latest 1000-piece challenge- The cliché that
Over the past two weeks we have witnessed pain, anger, and injustice, but not hopelessness. People are tired of the racism that permeates throughout our society. How do we move forward to create a more equitable society for all? How
In 2008 Karen Armstrong, creator of the Charter for Compassion said, “We are living in a dangerously polarized world,” Armstrong said. “There’s great hatred around. There’s great ignorance of other cultures. Unless we are willing to treat others the way
Open hearted giving Human beings have a generosity that is unparalleled. We want to help everyone and fix everything. And we go into communities with our own agendas and we often don’t ask, “What do you think that you need?” “What are
We are so grateful for every one of you. THANK YOU for supporting us on #GivingTuesdayNOW! We are thrilled that we raised $2695 to support our programming (see below for how we’ve been pivoting). (There is still time to give….help
Why we need to be compassionate during this COVID-19 Pandemic: Let’s talk about my feelings about this.
When we talk about mindfulness, we mean a deeper sense of awareness. There are several definitions of mindfulness and sometimes people run away from that word. But, awareness is a little easier to digest.
Six Do you remember being six? It was a an exciting and scary time. First grade. More responsibility. More pressure? And a whole lot of future ahead of us. Guess what? Compassionate Atlanta’s six this year!
I hope you’re dry. There were Flash Flood warnings all day yesterday as the rain came down in buckets. I was thankful to be inside, having my car to go back-and-forth as needed.