We Are One!

Although 1000 Voices Speak For Compassion had its first link-up on the 20th of February 2015, the birth of our initiative was one year ago today! January 12th was the day it all began, was the day around 200 or so people responded to the invitation to join us in writing about compassion on an … Continue reading We Are One!

Forgiveness Prompts For #1000Speak January Link-up

1000 Voices Speak for Compassion is almost a year old! We were born on the 12th of January, 2015, and our first event was the 20th of February. Since then we’ve written about kindness, nurturing, gratitude and several other topics as well as, of course, compassion. For those of you who aren’t yet familiar with … Continue reading Forgiveness Prompts For #1000Speak January Link-up

A Year of Compassion #1000Speak

It's hard to believe it's almost a year since we started 1000 Voices Speak for Compassion. Hard to believe it's been that long, and hard to believe it's been such a short time. Time has flown and we've done so much! It was in early January 2015 when Lizzi and I had the conversation that … Continue reading A Year of Compassion #1000Speak

The bomb my father dropped: #1000 Speak Guest Post

Today we resume our Guest Post series, with a stunning (and stunningly beautiful) story from Fiona Moore. The bomb my father dropped He’d eaten his last spoonful of dessert. My step mother was in the kitchen clearing dishes. It was time for the conversation I’d planned for. Instantly my heart rate ramped up. Conversation between … Continue reading The bomb my father dropped: #1000 Speak Guest Post

The Wisdom of Gratitude – #1000Speak

For our link-up this month, in honor of the Thanksgiving tradition our theme is GRATITUDE. Here's what the Oxford Dictionaries online have to say about gratitude: noun the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.   And according to the Thesaurus, some synonyms are: grace gratefulness honor praise thankfulness … Continue reading The Wisdom of Gratitude – #1000Speak

Gratitude Prompts for November’s #1000speak Link-up.

1000 Voices’ OPTIONAL theme for this month it Gratitude, and we welcome any posts on compassion. If you plan to write a post on gratitude, but are feeling a little unsure what to write about, here are a few questions and suggestions to get your ideas flowing. Meaning of Gratitude What does gratitude mean to … Continue reading Gratitude Prompts for November’s #1000speak Link-up.

An Experience with Compassion: #1000Speak Guest Post

This week I’m excited to have David Breaux as our guest poster. David is an enthusiastic member of 1000 Voices and also has an amazing compassion project of his own. In this post he writes about how that came about, and why he joined 1000 Voices. Be sure to check out David’s blog once you’ve read … Continue reading An Experience with Compassion: #1000Speak Guest Post

If a Tree Falls in the Forest

We are continuing our Guest Post series, with a post from one of our most committed and enthusiastic members, Kerry Kijewski. Kerry is a writer and blogger, who was born visually impaired. In this post, Kerry writes about how she experiences different kinds of compassion from people because of her blindness. She explains why she’s happy to receive … Continue reading If a Tree Falls in the Forest

#1000Speak Link-up: LOVE

This month at 1000 Voices Speak we are focusing on LOVE. Love has to be one of the most used--and most misused--words in the English language. Ask a hundred people what ice cream is, and you’ll get responses that sound similar – a yummy frozen creamy dessert. Ask a hundred people what love is, and … Continue reading #1000Speak Link-up: LOVE

Is Your Compassion Fake?

Today we have the first in a new series of guest posts. Today's writer has chosen to stay anonymous, and his post is a sobering reminder of the saying, "It's not what you say, it's what you do that matters." If we preach compassion, we also need to practice it. Otherwise, our words will have … Continue reading Is Your Compassion Fake?