For Reflection: Before you move on to Mission #10, reflect on yesterday's mission. What was it like to honor an experience of purpose in your life? I want Peace to Prevail in my heart, my community, on earth. The latest news on Peace Day are new violence and division. Ironically, even at my school, "Stranger Danger" drill was scheduled on Peace Day.
Was the idea of "True North" a helpful metaphor for you in thinking about your purpose? I did not have time to think much about it, therefore, I guess not really. Too many things to take care before Peace Day
How might you make decisions in your life to honor and live into your True North? Slow down. Organize better. Connect to people's passions. Listen! Keep on playing the compassion games!
Tomorrow’s final Telesummit features speaker Monica Willard around the theme of Peace!
Today marks Day 10 of the Compassion Relay!
Team Compassionate Louisville - which includes the Muhammed Ali Center, Festival of Faiths, Service for Peace, Global Game Changers, and Mayor Greg Fischer - have received the Compassion Torch from the United Religion's Initiative! What a powerhouse of unity between so many amazing organizations and people!
Team Compassionate Louisville with its incredibly strong lineup of allies is bringing the vision of a culture of compassion and global unity to the world in awe-inspiring ways.
More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas. By 2050, that figure will have risen to 6.5 billion people – two-thirds of all humanity. Sustainable development cannot be achieved without significantly transforming the way we build and manage our urban spaces. Making cities safe and sustainable means ensuring access to safe and affordable housing, and upgrading slum settlements. It also involves investment in public transport, creating green public spaces, and improving urban planning and management in a way that is both participatory and inclusive.
Our mission today, Agents, is to contemplate all the types of love there are in your life, and then commit a compassionate act to honor them.
Although there is only one word for love, it takes many forms. There islove for a romantic partner, love for our children, and love for our parents. There is a type of love we have for our brothers, and a love for our sisters, and a love for our friends. There is even love for the natural world, and for animals and plants, and even a love for ourselves. Yet each of these loves have different hues and unique textures, and inspire us in uniquely beautiful ways.
Contemplate how these loves are similar to one another today, and also unique. Then, commit a compassionate act to honor as many of these types of love as you can!
As you reveal the power of love, remember to report your experiences on the Compassion Report Map to inspire others around the world!