Compassion #1000Speak – Why?

I am reblogging this again to gain more awareness. Thank you Yvonne Spence for the amazing platform.

Maleko's Art

So, what is this post all about? Short answer: a little glimpse into who I am and why COMPASSION and the 1000 Voices for Compassion movement is important to me. So let’s get started, shall we?.

I am an artist but then aren’t we all?

The Background: Our lives are our masterpieces that we create each day either by addition, subtraction, building up or tearing down. I attempt to capture moments through my art: using pictures and words to encourage and shine a light into dark places.

What seems another lifetime ago I stood silently holding the hand of someone I planned to spend the rest of my life with. Feeling wholly helpless I could only watch her die from the evil cancer that ravaged her young body. I have traversed my own valley of shadows, and occasionally I will wander and find myself back there in that dark…

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This Wonderful Man Risks His Own Health Every Night to Serve The Poor and Homeless

I am reblogging this post in preparation for the COMPASSION blogging day on February 20th inspired by Yvonne Spence and the 1000 VOICES. I hope everyone will join in.

Kindness Blog

Allan Law sandwhichesHis doctors have asked him to stop. He works too hard, he barely sleeps and what he’s currently doing is putting his own health at risk. However, he’s not listening to the Doctors.

Allan Law is a retired school teacher and every night he drives all around the streets of the city of Minneapolis giving sandwiches from the back of his car along with some other basic supplies. He is fully committed to his cause, serving the poor and homeless is a number one priority for him.

It is estimated that he handed out over 520,000 Sandwiches on the Streets of Minneapolis Last Year.

Allan is dedicated in giving his time and kindness for those who need it, watch his inspirational story below.

What a tremendous example this man sets for all of us on the importance of taking care of one another.

Find out more: http://363days.org/
Allan Law…

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