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
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. 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
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,
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.
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?
Aretha Franklin R-E-S-P-E-C-T R.I.P., Soul Queen -David Ferm So few words, with such profound meaning.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about my nephew showing me that shared joy is double joy.
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.
I have a six-year-old nephew, Saul, who is very animated and joyful. He is excited about so many different things.
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! Yes, you read that correctly. Happy inter-dependence day, also known as July 4th.
What would make you genuinely happy? Really happy. Sometimes we think it is money, and while that might take some pressure off (or not) will it really bring happiness?
I have a confession to make. I unfriended an old friend from my Facebook page this week.
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.
Three things you can do Acknowledge that it is Ramadan Say “Happy Ramadan”, “Ramadan Mubarak”, “Ramadan Karim”.
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?!”
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.
Connection to our natural world is the highest form of compassion. When we care for our planet we are more connected to community and aware of our choices as consumers. By honoring our water, soil and food and all that
Have you ever seen a tree growing out of a rocky cliff? I always love it when I see that – out of nowhere, life bursts into being.