Compassion doesn’t mean buying someone coffee. Acting with compassion means choosing how we face the tough stuff – how we listen to the suffering of others and offer assistance that is meaningful.
As she taught me what she called Chainsaw Sewing, Heather said,”If it’s too long, cut a piece off. If it’s too short, add a piece.” If only we could have sewed on years to a life cut unfairly short.
Not many women want to deal with diapers and milk bottles at 53. But this retired educator made a decision to adopt a child 11 years ago and has since single-handedly raised three other children.
Roxy was crying outside the stadium. An elderly man suddenly offered her his two tickets for free. They couldn’t believe what was happening.
If we continue to live without taking action – nothing will change. If we follow Compassionate Louisville and the teaching of great thinkers and leaders, amazing things can happen.
Stephanie Staples finds an inspirational new friend at the other end of a wrong number and discovers the value of seizing the simple opportunities that are revealed to us everyday.
Everyone loves a good story and this one was a page-turner for Steve Lennon. Part mystery, part history, Steve’s adventure in discovering a national treasure is akin to the Antiques Roadshow meets Canadian Pickers.
A group of Manitobans are in Louisville this weekend to attend that city’s Festival of Faiths, learn about compassion and spend an afternoon with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
In 1998, it looked like Woodhaven residents would see their tobogganing hill replaced by housing. But a kind gesture has ensured it will remain the pristine space it has always been in Sturgeon Creek Park.
Growing Active Kids will help young people in less advantaged neigbourhoods participate in all that the city has to offer, ensuring kids have the same opportunities as their peers across the city.