“Nothing will change if nothing changes” -Unknown We know the world needs our help, but it can be hard to know where to start. Start here. Some of the items on the list below are easy and some are a bit harder. Some of the items will take you 30 seconds to complete and others will … Continue reading Wish the world was a better place? Here are 100 things you can do about it.
Disclaimer: I realize that candidly discussing what limits our ability to care about social justice risks offending someone. You may read my thoughts below and think I’m grossly misinformed and misguided. You may think I’m oversimplifying, missing key points or “missing the boat” completely. I understand that and will admit that this list is far from … Continue reading What stops reasonable, good-hearted people from caring about injustice and social unrest?
Spring cleaning is usually a good time to rid your surroundings of unnecessary clutter. It’s also a good time to think about what “enough” looks like for you. When you have enough it allows you to reallocate some of your money from buying new things to saving for financial security, creating new experiences and investing in the greater … Continue reading How much is enough? When to hold on and when to let go.
Relating and helping Last week, I was sitting in Starbucks reading when the tables closest to me started filling up with young children. There were a total of three women with six children between them. One of the women was holding a baby. Another tried to get her oldest child (who was maybe four years old) … Continue reading Let’s talk. Four questions I need help answering.
“The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.” Mahatma Gandhi Whether you look forward to Valentine’s Day or despise it, I’m sure we can all agree that the world would benefit from more attention on love (and not just the romantic kind). Below is the list of … Continue reading 100 ways to love on the world
“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” -Leonard Cohen After last week’s post (The privilege to live without open wounds), I had the following exchange with a reader who gave me permission to share it below. I think it speaks to the journey we are going on together and the discussion … Continue reading Pain and privilege