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
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
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
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?
Right now we are running a poll in both our Facebook Group and our Google+ Community to learn how often you’d like us to hold link-ups and for how long. If you are a member of either of these groups, click the relevant link and it will take you directly to the poll. If you are a … Continue reading 1000 Voices Members – have your say on #1000Speak
We’ve been a little quiet in the blog lately, but now that the rays of sun are lower in the sky and summer is sneaking out the back door (no matter how much I try to get it to stay) we’ve got some exciting news for you. First off, today we have a post on … Continue reading News from 1000 Voices Speak For Compassion
For this month’s link-up on Acceptance, we have gathered a few quotes for you. Most of these were provided by Marcia Shaw Wyatt of Blogitudes, and she also provided the beautiful graphic. Enjoy the quotes! The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around … Continue reading Acceptance Quotes
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
It’s hard to find words to convey the admiration, respect and compassion I feel for you. I feel awe at your willingness to forgive the terrible crime committed against your family members. That you choose to shine love into hate is beautiful. That you choose to forgive means hatred cannot win. Your willingness to forgive … Continue reading To The Relatives Of Those Murdered In The Charleston Shooting
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?