20
Mar

Speaking to The Water – A Story of Tapping into the Magic of Water

Water – the most important thing on our planet. It is the life source that keeps us all alive and connected to each other. The inspiring Pat McCabe, a Lakota and Navajo activist, tells this beautiful and powerful story about tapping into the magic of water and the importance of having respect and love for it!  To see more of her

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18
Mar

8 Ways I Have Changed Since I Started Volunteering

Volunteering and meeting refugees was one of the most life-changing experiences for me. I learned so much about the world and myself than I ever thought I could. Here are 8 ways that I have been changed since I started my volunteer work: I appreciate everything that I have Growing up more privileged than most, I never knew the feelings

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13
Mar

The True Meaning of Kindness and Friendship – A Memory of Volunteering With Syrian Refugees

Kindness is love manifested in its simplest form. It is the smallest of acts that can sometimes create the biggest ripples in our very being. Humanity as a whole depends on these acts to survive, it is what gets us through our darkest days when we can’t see a way out. I once knew a little Syrian girl who had

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9
Mar

How We Can Bring Understanding and Compassion to the World – Inspirations from Neal Donald Walsch

“Every act is an act of love” Neal Donald Walsch once said. Every action we take, right or wrong,  is an act of love for something, someone, or somebody. Love is the foundation of all of our human experiences, even though some people can have a distorted view of that love. He explains that even people that commit crimes or make

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9
Mar

A Dream of Change – A Poetic Longing For A Better World

I can remember scribbling down these words after the first time I saw a refugee camp in 2016 in Jordan with my own eyes and made friends with people from Syria. I heard the real stories of lives affected by war and their dreams for the future. Little did I know that for the next 2 years I would be

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9
Mar

Words of Wisdom – A Reminder To Always Have Hope For Humanity

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. “ This quote is one of my favorite sentences in the world, putting our entire human existence into perspective. Originally stated by the abolitionist minister Theodore Parker and later Martin Luther King Jr., it reminds us of the long journey we have come from and the hope

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26
Feb

The Power of Stories – How We Can Create Peace and Understanding Through Storytelling

Storytelling has been at the heart of our civilizations since the very beginning of our human existence. It was how our ancestors learned to survive and evolve in this world and the way they understood their own identity within their tribe or people. Throughout all of history, different cultures have told the stories of their ancestors and the tales of the

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