Last night, Leanne and I were at a dinner featuring a veteran human rights activist, Magdaleno Rose-Avila. Our host made three pots of soup and asked his guests to bring the sides.
“Compassion impels us to work tirelessly to alleviate the suffering of our fellow creatures, to dethrone ourselves from the centre of our world and put another there, and to honour the inviolable sanctity of every single human being, treating everybody,
I’ve heard people say we don’t need more nonprofits, but I’ve never heard anyone say we don’t need more Starbucks or CVS’s or Marshalls. Does that make you wonder? I know a lot of small nonprofits.
One of the reasons I decided to work with Compassionate Atlanta is that, after having been a friend to the organization for a couple of years, I noticed they did things very differently than I was used to.
Home. It was more than just our annual fundraiser. Last Sunday afternoon, the Frazer Center doors opened to the most beautiful audience.
Sometimes I am a person who feels that she walks in the dark a lot because I do not always feel that I fit into my social context.
In our recent work focusing on welcoming community conversations, centered around inclusion for all, we found ourselves in Clarkston, Georgia engaging with the refugee community.
Compassionate Atlanta, Jambo! Yeah, that is Swahili for “Hello.” Just wanted to add some African flavor to our newsletter. I can’t help it. It is in my blood.
What does it mean to be radically welcoming? I attended two events this week that led me to think about this question.
You are not alone. This past week I saw the play, Dear Evan Hansen. It was a wonderful show with an important message. You are not alone. The play sheds light into the teenage days of loneliness, despair, and hope.
Are you one of those person who likes grocery shopping? I’m not. It’s a chore that needs to be done, but not one of my favorites. Except recently, I found a way to enjoy grocery shopping. Here’s how everything changed…
I was listening to NPR the other day and at the end of the show the broadcaster reminded everyone about their “Best thing that happened to me this week” segment.
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.
Happy 2019! A whole new year full of new possibilities. There’s so much to think about and I am so grateful for each and every one of you who have helped Compassionate Atlanta get to this amazing place.
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.
25-ish Questions to Help you Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude by Chelsea Dinsmore
This week has been very full. Full of emotions. Full of sadness. Full of friendship. Full of mourning. Full of love. Last Saturday was another tragic and senseless shooting – at a Pittsburgh Synagogue. This was just days after 2
Hi. I’ve missed you the last several weeks. I hope this new schedule is suiting you well. I recently went on a trip to San Antonio with Life University’s Compassion Integrity Training. It was an intense three days of learning,
I am sorry. Undoubtably three of the most powerful words in our vocabulary. The only more power filled triad is “I love you.” Why is it so difficult to utter those word without attaching conditions to the apology?