What Does Compassion Mean to YOU?

One Thousand Voices Blogging for Compassion

#1000Speak for Compassion

What do you think of when you hear the word compassion?

#1000Speak for compassion

Although Compassion is defined as “sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others”, that means different things to different people.  Some of the things we think of when we hear the word Compassion are:

  • Kindness
  • Love
  • Caring
  • Non-judgement
  • Self-love

On February 20th, (at least) one thousand bloggers will be flooding the blogosphere with their take on Compassion.  One feeling is common – Compassion is something the world desperately needs right now.

Inspired by this post on the blog Considerings titled “We ALL Need the Village”, founders Yvonne Spence and Lizzi Rogers decided to create the village.  It started with a Facebook group and within the first couple days hundreds of bloggers signed up to participate.

Then something else amazing happened.  Some of the bloggers’ kids and friends wanted to participate too, even though they didn’t have…

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Eleanor Parker Sapia

Puerto Rican-born, Eleanor Parker Sapia is the author of the award-winning, historical novel, A DECENT WOMAN, published by Sixth Street River Press. The book is a Finalist in the 2016 International Latino Book Award with Latino Literacy Now, and was Book of the Month with Las Comadres and Friends National Latino Book Club. She is featured in the award-winning anthology, Latino Authors and Their Muses, edited by Mayra Calvani. Eleanor is currently working on her second book, The Laments, set in 1927 Puerto Rico. Eleanor is a writer, artist, photographer, and blogger, who is never without a pen, notebook, and her camera. Her wonderful adult children are doing wonderful things in the world, which allows Eleanor the blessing of writing full time. http://amzn.to/1X0qFvK Please visit Eleanor at her website: http://www.eleanorparkersapia.com