Passionate Change

We are all change makers. Whether we’re researching cures for cancer, raising a family or showing kindness to someone – what we do, and how we do it, can create change in our world.

I’m often inspired by the change makers around me. They encourage me to dig a little deeper, and press on for change. Change that I feel is important and necessary.

Typically, we become passionate for change based on our own personal experiences. Emma Yang, a 12 year old, is a prime example of this. Read her inspiring story here.

Rising Up

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Family Resources’  SafePath program held a luncheon yesterday to support its sexual violence survivor resources. It was a moving event.

Sexual violence causes change in its survivors and victims. Unwanted and undeserved change. Kelly McReynolds delivered the keynote address, titled “Learning to Live Again: A story of rebuilding after rape”. Her story is heartbreaking. Her healing is inspirational.

Every woman and man deserves a life free of violence. To stand with a survivor, say: I’m sorry that happened to you. It’s not your fault. I believe you. You are not alone. To seek help, call the SafePath crisis line at 866-921-3354.

You can learn more about SafePath at www.famres.org.

Change: a 31 Days series

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Change is a 31 Days series. Our hope is that throughout October, we will share thoughts on change.

Change affects each of us. In this series, we’ll share some of our thoughts on change, as well as some thoughts of others.

We hope you will join us this month. Read along, but also share with us how YOU have been inspired, affected, or changed by change.

You can bookmark this post to easily find the entire series. Thanks for joining us!

Day 1 – Welcome to Change: a 31 Days series
Day 2 – Change Defined
Day 3- A Thought on Change
Day 4- Life is about change
Day 5- 29 Days
Day 6- Change with Motherloss
Day 7- Change is a part of parenting
Day 8- Rising Up
Day 9- Becoming Home
Day 10- Changemakers
Day 15- Passionate Change
Day 27- Walking through change

To read more about this writing challenge, and to find other series to read, go to write31days.com.

 

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