Monthly Archives: May 2013

It Only Takes One Brave Person With Compassion

(This article by Steve Hanf was published in Friday’s Winston-Salem Journal.) Zack Bacon IV started leaving his mark on Reynolds High School as a freshman in 2001. No one could have imagined that he would still be such an important … Continue reading

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Compassion and Discipline Lead to “A New Leash on Life”

Prisoners at the Forsyth Correctional Center and homeless dogs at the Forsyth Humane Society have both been somehow rejected by society, but the bond between man and dog is never stronger than when they come together. “A New Leash on … Continue reading

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When We Are Vulnerable

Our strength as a community is in our vulnerability as individuals. Not vulnerability as in being taken advantage of. Vulnerability as in sharing responsibility for the other. That’s the very origin of community. It happens when we look beyond our … Continue reading

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Their Mission Is Feet First

Three years ago, Keith Davis hurried from a shower and his deep-thinking time with a plan to give away high-quality running shoes. The idea was not what you might expect from a young entrepreneur who, only four years earlier, had … Continue reading

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A Little Hope for a Big Man

When he came through the doorway at Green Street Church he had to bow his head. Not because it was a church. Because he is nearly seven feet tall. He said he needed jeans and shoes. Size 40×34 jeans. Size … Continue reading

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Science of Compassion

In a recent article in the Huffington Post, James Doty asks: “Why, in a country that consumes 25% of the world’s resources (the U.S.), is there an epidemic of loneliness, depression, and anxiety? Why do so many in the West … Continue reading

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An Act of Compassion at Second Harvest Food Bank

Josh Breakstone’s compassion for people served by the Second Harvest Food Bank did not end when his volunteer time there was finished in May. A ninth-grade religious school student at Temple Emanuel in Winston-Salem, Josh was inspired to start his … Continue reading

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This is a test. Sunday 5:26 p.m. Justice is compassion raised to an institutional level.

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