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building a compassionate world, one story at a time

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The Compassionate Press

building a compassionate world, one story at a time

Welcome. Its Lisa and Andrew... Editor/Authors & Entrepreneurs behind The Compassionate Press.

We have a vision for a more compassionate, equitable world.
We believe that change happens one story at a time, one person at a time. 

This editorial represents views designed to challenge thinking and spark ideas as our contribution to effecting change.  If you would like to be a part of this, you are in the right place.  Come right in!

4 Different Ways You Can Help Change The World

Read and reflect on an article on this site that interests you.

How this helps
"The world we have created is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking" Albert Einstein
Read and see if you gain new perspectives or challenge your thinking.

If you think the article has value, share the article

If sharing on social media - use the hashtag associated with the story.

How this helps
Sharing the story enables others to challenge their thinking also.  Using a common hashtag helps to create a simple key message that is easy to remember, mantra style, and people can see the common thread and purpose.

Consider if there are any other actions that you can take to progress the idea.

 

How this helps
You can move a mountain by carrying stones.  Change begins with small tasks, and we all just need to take one small step.  You can be a part of the mountain moving by carrying just one stone.  What's one small thing you could do?

Share your story about how you are changing the world on my facebook page #watchmechangetheworld

 

How this helps
Read the NASA story about identifying how you are contributing to a bigger picture effort as well as the stories already on the Facebook page.  It might be a part of your daily work, a hobby, volunteer work, supporting a friend, recycling etc. Recognising this adds value to your life, helps you to feel positive about your efforts, and creates and inspires an entire community of positivity. Telling your story may be just what someone else needs to realise what they also can contribute.

Where The Action's At

Life Changing Thoughts

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time.

We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” 
― Barack Obama

"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend"

-Martin Luther King Jr

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world.

Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” 
― Rumi

"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war
that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality...
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."

-Martin Luther King Jr

 "What is truer than truth?" The Story"

-Old Jewish Proverb

"Stories are just data with soul"

-Brene Brown

"Man must evolve a method for handling human conflict
that rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. 

The foundation for such a method is love"

Martin Luther King Jr

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.”

-Thomas Edison

" I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too big a burden to bear."

Martin Luther King Jr