The following post was originally published on ThirdEyeMom and was written by my good friend and fellow Global Team of 200 member and ONE Mom, Nicole Melancon. POVERTY IS SEXIST: “It’s about time someone said it. Being born female in one of the world’s poorest countries means your life will be harder, simply because of your gender. Unlocking… [Read More…]
You have to endure some pretty cold weather and a decent amount of snow when you live in Maine. Once it starts to get cold, the days quickly become shorter and shorter. For a period of time, it feels like you are bringing the kids to school and picking them up in the dark. It’s… [Read More…]
Each Friday since October of 2011, this space is dedicated to stories that illustrate simple ways to incorporate giving into everyday life. My Philanthropy Fridays series has led me on my own philanthropic journey that has included a giving pledge, a trip to Nicaragua, the launch of Simple Giving Lab and much, much more. It… [Read More…]
Today is the day. The day 1,000 bloggers join together to write about compassion. Why? Because the world needs more compassion. People need compassion. And when one blogger noted that we all need a village at least once in our lives, another blogger had an idea that spread like wildfire. And here we are today. I’m not… [Read More…]
My good friend Chris Carter eloquently introduced the #1000Speak for compassion movement that is taking over the blogosphere a few weeks back. This Friday, February 20th, the goal is for 1,000 people to share awareness of compassion in their own unique way. Will you join us? What does compassion mean to you?