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David H. Breaux Compassion Initiative

On June 3rd, 2009, David Breaux began asking people to share their written concept of the word compassion in a notebook. It evolved into a personal endeavor to bring awareness to compassion. Since then, he has asked over 18,000 people and received over 9,500 responses, becoming a respected figure in the community of Davis, California. This endeavor enables David to lead discussions on compassion and provide spiritual healing to hundreds of people as a “street therapist” at the corner of 3rd and C downtown where he stands.

Human Knots

As a lifelong soccer player, coach, and fan, my attention was caught by a news story about a referee for a youth recreational league in Salt Lake City who died after being punched by a player.  This is only months after a linesman in the Netherlands was be

No More Steubenvilles: How To Raise Boys to be Kind Men

Article by Kim Simon. What can we do to help young men respect women, recognize consent, and have healthy sexual relationships? Teach them kindness to others—and the courage to go against the crowd.

When Max was just a few months old, I sat cross-legged on the floor with him in a circle of other mothers.  The facilitator for our “Mommy and Me” playgroup would throw a question out to the group, and we would each volley back an answer.

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