Tuesday, January 13, 2015

A Call for One Thousand Bloggers

The mastermind behind the Ten Things of Thankful blog hop, Lizzi , recently invited me to a new facebook page, 1000 Voices for Compassion.  The description of the group is:
Let's get 1000 bloggers to write posts about compassion, kindness, support, caring for others, non-judgement, care for the environment etc, and ALL PUBLISH ON THE SAME DAY (Feb 20th) to flood the Blogosphere with GOOD! Use the hashtag #1000Speak to promote this event

Won't you join us?  I will confess, I hesitated at first, wondering if by joining I would be inadvertently mistaken for supporting agendas different than my own. Then I thought "compassion." This is not about politics, governments, or programs.  This is about an inner characteristic.  I thought about this post I wrote.  We have great need for compassion in this world.  Regardless of differences of opinion about how to translate compassion into action, most people would agree that compassion itself is a virtue.  

Count me in.  I am for compassion.  On February 20th, I'll explain why.  

Please join us.  Ask to join "1000 Voices for Compassion" on Facebook, and prepare a post on compassion to publish on February 20th.  Be a voice!
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4 comments:

  1. What a great movement! It wouldn't be appropriate on my blog but I am anxious to read yours and others. Certainly a wonderful topic!

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  2. Alright. I'm in. I have hesitated, too, not knowing exactly what I was getting into.

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  3. YAY!! I am thrilled about this campaign!! Lizzi and Yvonne are beautiful souls behind this movement and for that reason alone- I will trust it!! But I LOVE how you so perfectly described compassion as a character trait that is WITHIN. SO true Kristi. This isn't' about any politcal agenda- if so I couldn't sign on either! It's about our hearts. And humanity.

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