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What is Compassion?

Published on April 3, 2017 By JoanK

What is Compassion? ‘Often the simplest question opens the door to amazing journeys yet unknown…’ For me, this down-to-earth question, ‘What is Compassion?’ opened a wonder land filled with depth, expansion and adventure! Join me on this journey called Compassion…… I was seeing the word everywhere:  ‘Be compassionate’, ‘have compassion’ ‘act with compassion’, and so on. […]






Choosing Love – A Life Changing Choice

Published on March 10, 2017 By JoanK

These times invite us to ‘be’ different. They invite us to look inward to hear the still, small Voice that calls us to ‘be’ Love and choose Love. We may feel the invitation, yet how do we make it ‘real’ in our day to day living?     As a jumping off place, let’s play with four commonly used […]






Lincoln’s Words: Wisdom for 2017 Change

Published on February 2, 2017 By JoanK

I’ll bet you’ve heard this phrase: ‘Four score and seven years ago’.  And this one:  ‘That the government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.’  These words are part of our shared ‘American’ identity, aren’t they? I recently came across a short film by the acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns.  […]






2017 – The Choice Is Mine!

Published on January 4, 2017 By JoanK

OK, world!  This is the first week of the new year. How will I choose to live it– reacting through each day using all my old repetitive thoughts and actions OR, taking the leap and consciously choosing new, life-giving thoughts, choosing to focus on Love and Joy, pursuing inspired action. The choice is mine. The gift to choose is mine! I AM choosing […]






Creating ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ – a How-To Guide

Published on December 19, 2016 By JoanK

It’s all in the eye of the beholder, isn’t it?  What is wonderful to one person may be perceived as a disaster to another.  One person may see Christmas as something dreadful to endure and the person next to them may experience it as a season of love, peace and magic. The gift offered to […]






#IAMChoosingLove———Pt 2: Stories of Transformation

Published on October 14, 2016 By JoanK

#IAMChoosingLove was born November 24, 2015.  Four simple words were gifted to me during meditation:  ‘I AM Choosing Love’.  Soon after I heard, ‘Because we always have a choice to love.  Will you join me?’ Yes! I was ‘in’ and quickly invited friends to join me.  We knew it was an inspired idea, yet none of us had a […]






#IAMChoosingLove ——— Pt 1: ‘How’ to Choose Love…Every Day

Published on September 13, 2016 By JoanK

During these crazy times, we want to ‘do’ something, yet often feel powerless. Our hearts yearn for Love and compassion. These times are inviting us to ‘be’ different. They invite us to look inward – to hear the still, small Voice that says ‘You are More.’ The I AM within each of us calls us to ‘be’ Love […]