Compassion

Finding Our Way: A Community Conference featuring Anne Lamott – April 2018

Three days of public workshops, facilitated discussions, and story gatherings focused on practicing compassion-based skills within our personal and public lives. The featured attraction of the conference will be a Friday evening talk and Saturday morning conversation with celebrated author Anne Lamott. Full conference details at findingourwayashland.com. Follow conference updates [...]

By |2018-09-16T18:50:28+00:00Jan 30, 2018|Ashland, Compassion, Mark Yaconelli, News, The Hearth|

Help Mark Yaconelli Bring Food to Refugees!

Hearth founder Mark Yaconelli is seeking to raise $750 BY FRIDAY, MAY 13, in order to deliver food to refugees in Calais, France. Mark is working in Wales teaching local towns to develop their own community storytelling projects. As part of the training he is leading a storytelling event entitled, [...]

By |2016-05-09T23:26:35+00:00May 9, 2016|Compassion|

How Stories Change the Brain

The Hearth is not just a feel-good project, it is a real (practical) work of cultivating compassion, enlarging empathy, and inspiring generous acts of service within our community. Now researches are beginning to understand how stories deepen relationships and kindness within a community. Check out the new article by neuroscientist [...]

By |2013-12-18T17:03:46+00:00Dec 18, 2013|Compassion, Storytelling, The Hearth|