Recognize the value of being present!


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—whether it be through saying something, doing something, or writing something.

We invite you to think about these different aspects of being present. Which one comes more naturally to you? How can each of us commit to stretching ourselves to encompass each element of presence?

Compassionate Atlanta honors the power of presence. Below are just a few of the ways we have shown up this week.

Outside the ICE offices with advocates against the Muslim and Refugee ban

At the Stand Up for Democracy Rally in Decatur

Visit a Mosque Day at the Al-Momineen Masjid in Clarkston

Emory Candler School of Theology Roundtable discussion

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Kroger Community Rewards

Did you know that you can help create a more compassionate Atlanta every time you go to the supermarket?

If you have a registered Kroger Plus Card (available for free at the Customer Service desk in every Kroger store) and a Kroger Community Rewards online account, and choose us as your designated non-profit organization, your purchases will begin earning rewards for Compassionate Atlanta within 7 to 10 business days!