Compassion Wins

As most readers of this blog will know, 1000 Voices Speak for Compassion began in January 2015 in response to the Charlie Hebdo murders, the murder of school children in Pakistan and the Boko Haram massacres in Nigeria. Sometimes it feels as if the world is becoming increasingly less compassionate and more violent, that isn't the … Continue reading Compassion Wins


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

Bundle Of Kindness

It was a day that I was dreading. I woke up in the morning and since I was working at home for the day, made me wonder how on earth I would face the lean phase. The madness from a professional point of view was getting from bad to worse and honestly, I lacked courage … Continue reading Bundle Of Kindness

Prompts For July #1000Speak Link-Up: Acceptance

This month, 1000 Voices Speak For Compassion is focusing on Acceptance. If you haven’t yet come up with a post for the link-up yet, or aren’t sure what to write about, here are a few suggestions to help! What does acceptance mean to you? You could write a post that simply tells us that, or … Continue reading Prompts For July #1000Speak Link-Up: Acceptance

What Does Your Knight in Shining Compassion Look Like?

Acts of compassion don't always look the same. In fact, each one is unique as it entails a unique situation, a unique set of people, one in need of compassion and one not only recognizing that need but being willing to act on it. Compassion begins at home and comes from within...we just have to … Continue reading What Does Your Knight in Shining Compassion Look Like?

Meet the #1000Speak Admins: Geoff Le Pard

Next up in our Meet the #1000Speak Admins series is Geoff Le Pard. 1000 Voices Speak for Compassion is  worldwide and so is our admin team - meaning most of us have never met in person. Geoff is one of the two admins I have actually met. I’m pleased to say he’s just as nice … Continue reading Meet the #1000Speak Admins: Geoff Le Pard

Meet the #1000Speak Admins: Leah Vidal

We continue our Meet the Admin posts with Leah Vidal. Along with Jen Leeman, Leah set up this blog. Jen opened it up and Leah wrote the first post,  Leah Vidal is the author of Red Circle Days and writer at Little Miss Wordy as well as a contributor of the recent anthology, My Other Ex: Women’s True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends. … Continue reading Meet the #1000Speak Admins: Leah Vidal

Meet the #1000Speak Admins: Marcia Shaw Wyatt

Welcome to the third of our Meet the Admin posts! This time it’s Marcia Shaw Wyatt in the hot seat. Those of you who are members of our Google+ Community will know that Marcia runs it. We didn’t even have to twist her arm - she volunteered to set it up! Marcia is an enthusiastic … Continue reading Meet the #1000Speak Admins: Marcia Shaw Wyatt

Meet the #1000Speak Admins: Gretchen Kelly

Today we continue our series introducing the people behind 1000 Voices Speak For Compassion.and it's Gretchen Kelly's turn. Gretchen blogs at Drifting Through My Open Mind where she writes about anything that pops into her head. From life lessons to burning issues that need to be discussed to parenting conundrums. She even occasionally takes a stab at … Continue reading Meet the #1000Speak Admins: Gretchen Kelly

Meet the #1000Speak Admins: Jen Leeman

For the next few weeks on we will introduce you to the people who together organise the link-ups, admin the Facebook Group and Google+ Community, run the 1000Speak Twitter account and the Facebook Page as well as this blog. If you are new to 1000 Voices Speak For Compassion, or have stumbled upon our blog, we are a … Continue reading Meet the #1000Speak Admins: Jen Leeman