Compassion, Connection, Hope

Compassion, Connection, Hope

    A stranger’s human kindness transforms a moment of dark despair and vulnerability into one of hope and strength. Read Bethann Siviter's answer to What is the most touching act of kindness you have ever witnessed or experienced? on Quora...
A Sparrow, A Lesson,  A Sign of Hope

A Sparrow, A Lesson, A Sign of Hope

Sometimes a #signofhope appears in your own backyard!   With a loud whirring of feathers, surprisingly loud for so small a bird, a sparrow flew into our shed while I getting ready for a bike ride. It immediately flew into the window (which cannot be opened) in an...
How to Strengthen Hope

How to Strengthen Hope

Saturday evening I had the privilege of facilitating a Department of Hope (DOH) conversation. Our topic was Finding Hope in Turbulent Times. This was a first for me, holding a Department of Hope conversation  in partnership with a group that I’m part of, the...
Hope is Always There

Hope is Always There

What a delight that Charlie Gilkey and Angela Wheeler of Productive Flourishing said “yes” to my invitation to be guest bloggers for the Department of Hope this month. You can see their bios below, but let me just say a few words of introduction. They are...