A powerful poem from Leanne Rebecca

She's in Prison


I’ve been trying to post this poem for a week and a half, but my computer wouldn’t let me save it no matter what I tried. I started to think maybe it wasn’t meant to be shared, but I refused to listen.

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Compassion and Happiness

Is there a connection between compassion and happiness?

#1000Speak for Compassion

Our next link-up is on the 20th of March. Just one week to go! Our theme, as it is every quarter, is simply Compassion.

However, 20th March is also International Day of Happiness.

Do compassion and happiness go together? You bet! So, if  you would like to write a post about the connection between compassion and happiness, we’d love to read it.

If you aren’t sure about what to write for this, we’ve got a few things that might help.

First off, in the video below, Pharrell Williams talks about happiness for last year’s International Day of Happiness, and as he points out, protecting our planet’s environment is necessary to ensure the happiness of future generation. I’d say that when we take action to protect our planet for our children, that also makes us happy.

Some people have the idea that compassion means feeling another’s pain, which wouldn’t necessarily make us happy!…

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