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#Compassion

Music Strings Together Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine a spotlight on seven recent recipients of seed grants, allowing their visions to become a reality. This...

What Cops Are Feeling Right Now

Chris Cognac | Posted 07.20.2016 | Crime
Chris Cognac

I reached out to my fellow police officers across the United States and asked them to tell me in their own words, what they wanted to say to Americans right now. This is what they said.

Five Questions for Mark Hawthorne on the Deeper Meaning of Veganism

Tim Ward | Posted 07.20.2016 | Impact
Tim Ward

Author Mark Hawthorne's third book on animal rights, A Vegan Ethic, explores the deeper implications of veganism with clarity and compassion. It is th...

Father Teresa's Demise -- An End And A Beginning

Talal Almas | Posted 07.20.2016 | Religion
Talal Almas

Abdul Sattar Edhi -- a man widely dubbed as "Father Teresa" -- recently lost his hard-fought battle against renal failure. Revered as a national and international hero, Edhi established an empire of heartfelt philanthropy from scratch.

Second Week of Fifty States of Wigge

Michael Wigge | Posted 07.18.2016 | Fifty
Michael Wigge

I have been traveling for almost two weeks on my challenge '50 States of Wigge'. Will I be able to travel all fifty states in 50 days and face a challenge in each state?

Love Your Mother Earth: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine light on seven grantees whose environmentally friendly projects are bringing justice to the vast planet...

Is Peace Possible?

Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I'll meet you there.” –Jalaluddin Rumi Violence and incidents of terrorism on ...

Can Science Help You to Become Wise?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 07.13.2016 | Science
Greater Good Science Center

By Jenara Nerenberg Krista Tippett explores the scientific inquiry into what makes us wise. Krista Tippett is the creator and host of the award-win...

Relationships: Conflict Resolution Without Words

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

As you focus on self-love, you will discover many loving actions in the face of conflict. Letting go of trying to change your partner and taking loving action for your self are the keys to conflict resolution without words.

Art With Heart

Chris Schortgen | Posted 07.11.2016 | Arts
Chris Schortgen

As New Yorkers we are constantly around a diverse group of individuals yet are probably too busy with our own schedules to take notice . We sometimes ...

Compassionate Listening

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hyder Zahed

"Do your best to practice compassionate listening. Do not listen for the sole purpose of judging, criticizing or analyzing. Listen only to help the ot...

Bees Pollinate Possibilities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees whose projects range from arts and animal rights to environmentalism and education. ...

A Lesson On Compassion From Social Media

Devi Sawh | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Devi Sawh

The last subject I wrote about was self-observation which is also sometimes called witnessing. I wrote about using self-observation as a spiritual pra...

Visas for Life: Finding Unexpected Callings

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.05.2016 | Books
Adele Scheele

Akira Kitade stumbled onto a story and, in the process, stumbled onto his own calling: to uncover the identities of seven photographs preserved in an album from 1940 by his former superior in the Japan Tourist Bureau (now JTB).

The Art of Vacation

Rena DeLevie | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Staycation, flight to faraway lands, or a quick drive up the coast - it's all the same to the folks who will be in the office. Here's the best way to ...

Dinners for Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.02.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are acknowledging seven grantees whose novel ideas are allowing vast communities to become engaged in sustain...

The Eagle's Gaze

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Bil Hitchcock

Harry Truman saw a great deal of misery in his life resulting from war. In WWI he served as a captain of Missouri's Regiment Battery D, serving in Fr...

Empathy: Our Hope In The Fight Against Intolerance

Chloe Hollett, J.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Chloe Hollett, J.D.

The Technicolor parades inspiring hope throughout this nation have come to an end, and so, too, has 2016's LGBT Pride Month, dedicated in celebration ...

Healing The Human Heart In A World That Seems To Be Mad

Christine Arylo | Posted 07.01.2016 | Women
Christine Arylo

In a world that at times seems to have gone mad, what can you do? How should you feel? What is your part to creating a world where peace is more prese...

Study: Atheists, Christians more alike than you think

David Briggs | Posted 07.01.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

Atheists and Christians share many of the core universal values that are at the heart of a just, civil society, a new study suggests. There were no m...

I Should...No More!

Sylvie Barthelemy | Posted 06.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sylvie Barthelemy

Lately I've been struck by how often I hear people begin their sentences with "I should..." For example: • I should quit this job. • I should...

Transforming Communities with Small Amounts of Money

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In South Los Angeles, Jamila Banks is on a mission. For the past 4 years, this mother of 3 has been running an after school enrichment program at a lo...

Daily Meditation: Compassion And Empathy

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.29.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

She Has Cancer

Natasha Puri | Posted 06.28.2016 | Impact
Natasha Puri

I often hear people saying "he has cancer," or "my friend passed away from cancer." Maybe we shouldn't give the disease an identity.

Christian by Nature and Nurture

Steve McSwain | Posted 06.24.2016 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Rather, the God I feel I know by nature is a God of love, compassion, a God of inclusion. This God is neither Christian nor Muslim...or, anything else. The God I feel I know by nature is a God all people have encountered in all faith traditions and is even a God those who may have no faith tradition have encountered, either by nature or by choice.