Hate Through the Lens of Humanity

Hate Through the Lens of Humanity “It’s difficult. It’s painful. It requires vulnerability. But if we choose to look at hate through the lens of humanity, we can totally do this.” Shannon Foley Martinez speaks from personal experience. She speaks as a former white supremacist who left the movement and now counsels others seeking to…

Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith What possessed two engineers to ditch their corporate jobs in oil and gas, take a leap of faith and launch a business making dumplings? The answer is in this week’s episode of Our Voices Matter Podcast. Chih Lin and Mike Dorsey are all about community, connection and story — and their story…

Anything Is Possible

When 25 year-old Jilly Anais says anything is possible, she means it. And not just for herself; but for all of us. For our divided society. For our world. Jilly is on a mission to live life to the fullest, with meaning, purpose and a whole lot of fun! Want proof? Just check out her…

Unlock Your Kindness

Unlock Your Kindness – James Brown As I write this, the 46th President of the United States is about to be sworn in. His self-imposed mission: “To restore the soul of our nation”. May I suggest that each of us do our part — by unlocking our kindness. We all have it in us. But…

What Does It Mean To Be Human?

What does it mean to be human? This question is at the forefront of my mind. I didn’t expect it to be there on the second day of this new year. I expected to come out of the blocks with a fresh take on the usual message of hope and inspiration. But we are not…