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Spotlight Champion: Norie Huddle with The Best Game On Earth

Spotlight Champion: Norie Huddle with The Best Game On Earth

Compassion Games is thrilled to bring light to an extraordinary global leader of truth and compassion in action. We celebrate and pass the Compassion Torch to Norie Huddle, a profound challenger on the planet who has pioneered for five decades how we can care for our Earth better. Norie has recently contributed the newest Featured Way To Play Compassion Games through  The Best Game On Earth. She recently spoke about her ideas and work for transforming human civilization in a TEDx Talk that...

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Giving Games Champion Spotlight: Terry Godwaldt and the Centre for Global Education

Giving Games Champion Spotlight: Terry Godwaldt and the Centre for Global Education

For Day 10 of the Giving Games, we are absolutely delighted to pass the Compassion Torch from Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots to the incredible Terry Godwaldt and his Center for Global Education in Edmonton, Canada. The Centre for Global Education’s (TCGE) mission is to educate 21st Century students for a 21st Century world. TCGE achieves this by providing global learning opportunities, enhanced through connective power of technology, and guided by research that is grounded as well...

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2014 Leaderboard Results!

2014 Leaderboard Results!

Ta Da!! We have updated the 2014 Leaderboard with the numbers for this years games. We've gone through every report that was submitted for every day of the Games. Although the whole spirit of the Compassion Games is playful and fun, we take your efforts to report on your acts of compassion seriously. Of course, whoever played in the games and did or didn't report was a winner, and with that said let's get into the numbers. When accountants deliver "the numbers" they usually also prepare a...

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Wow! 2014 Games Are Behind Us, Now it’s Time to Celebrate and Share!

Wow! 2014 Games Are Behind Us, Now it’s Time to Celebrate and Share!

Wow, what an amazing closing day for this years breakthrough Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest! As you know there were convenings happening all over the globe celebrating a world of connected communities. There were hundreds of thousands of people out in the streets in New York City for the People’s Climate March as well as thousands of gatherings in solidarity with the March, and around the world people were also celebrating the International Day of Peace and the last day of the...

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Drive with Compassion – Make the Pledge!

Drive with Compassion – Make the Pledge!

Here's a fun new compassion game. Drive with compassion. Invented by Team Atlanta Drive with Compassion has you make an eight point pledge to be more mindful about your driving reducing stress on yourself and others! Why not take this challenge and report on the Compassion Map? Let us know what you discover Driving with Compassion.  Start your Compassion Engines! You can learn more here.

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Grandma Turner’s Lessons

By the time I came along my grandparents had already passed from this life, but I was graced with numerous “adopted” grandparents along my path to adulthood. The one I learned the most from was my best friend Kim’s grandmother, Grandma Turner. Grandma Turner lived across the water in the town of Suquamish in a tiny house on the beach. Because we were rebellious teenagers, our parents were only too happy to drive us down to the ferry terminal in Seattle and send us off for the weekend. I...

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Calling All Dads: Gratitude Letters for Mothers Day – Make Everyone’s Day

We were recently contacted by Kellie Amanda Edwards from Australia, founder of mindfulness4mothers.com Kellie has started a relay that we think is creative meaningful and fun.  We asked her to put together a blog explaining the idea and here goes!  Thank you Kellie!! ------ I know you have heard of Mothers Day, but have you heard of a Gratitude Letter? Better yet, have you ever given one? It is an unexpectedly uplifting experience. I gave one to an ex boss of mine and she kept it for years....

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2013 Compassion Games: Looking back & forward

What was the result when inmates at the California Institution for Women competed in last year’s annual Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest? For the first time in the institution’s history, 11 days went by without a single violent incident. That’s radical. So be prepared for more amazing results when the 2014 games return next September. We’re already making plans! The 2013 Compassion Games were a worldwide “co-opetition” that ran Sept. 11-21. Players chose to do random acts of kindness,...

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How to Submit Activity Information (and Get Points) During the Games

Dear Compassion Gamers, The Games have begun and now it is time to put our compassion and love to use in order to build a stronger, more connected, more compassionate world. To record your random acts of kindness, your Secret Agents of Compassion acts, or your service projects, you will need to submit reports about them on the Compassion Map. During the Games we will be highlighting and writing about all sorts of contributions, large and small, but for those who are counting, it is important...

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September 11th Revisited by Lucy Dougall

What if instead of remembering the horror the anger and hate the fear and suspicion What if instead of a 12 year war that no one can win where everyone loses where the aftermath continues to damage untold lives We take something else from that fateful day? The memory of firemen entering the burning wreckage ordinary people rushing to help to give blood to comfort the injured to feed the rescuers all joining together in compassion, remembering loved ones in shrines of flowers and candles What...

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