Happy Birthday To . . . Washington & Tony

Happy Birthday To . . . Washington & Tony

April 3, 1783 Washington Irving “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable...
Getting Rid of the Plastic

Getting Rid of the Plastic

Ever since we started making and selling compassion beads we’ve packaged them in little zip-top plastic bags. It made sense: they’re affordable (about 2.5¢ apiece), lightweight, see-through . . . .but they are plastic. Most plastic ends up in the landfill....

HOW WE CAME TO BE

In 2008, Karen Armstrong won a prestigious TED Prize, and made her wish: a Charter for Compassion with the Golden Rule at it’s center. Watch her talk: A year later the Charter for Compassion was written. On the day of its release there were Charter signings all...