Tag Archives: fostering humanity

About My Rose Colored Glasses: Choosing Love

A few thoughts in light of Paris, Colorado Springs, Orlando, terrorism and the outrage to come: I was asked recently why I speak so often of fostering humanity with love and seeing the humanity in each person we encounter. The … Continue reading

The Power of One – The Gifts We Give Each Other

Each of us, if we are fortunate, crosses paths with someone who holds up a mirror for us to see our true selves – magnificent and whole. The One holds in their hands our rawness, fear and pain. The One … Continue reading

The Vessel Project – Shining Light Into A Grieving Heart

I recently enrolled in Beryl Ayn Young’s Illuminate ecourse.  The course guides participants through the expression and healing of grief.  For more information about the course, click here:  http://www.berylaynyoung.com/illuminate/ As I grieve my mother’s death, I thought that perhaps the … Continue reading

Don’t Take That Yoke!

Text and Image © 2013 Paulissa Kipp Don’t Take That Yoke! A heart full of love compensates for a heart and mind that is filled with hate. The hope for a peaceful future exists in the way in which we … Continue reading

Fostering Humanity Manifesto

Fostering Humanity Manifesto Leonard Cohen observes that “everything has a crack, that’s how the light gets in”.  We soak up the rays, tell time and mark the seasons with the sun and grow with the help of the sun.  We … Continue reading

Time Marches On

I remember how topaz blue that morning was, the crispness of the air and the smell of fall as I walked that morning. As I returned back home, my neighbor came outside, handed me a cup of coffee and told … Continue reading

Under The Microscope – Tragedy and Mental Illness

So much sorrow and many, many thoughts and emotions as I process the latest mass shooting.  While it is early in the reporting, the implications of mental illness are very much on my mind. My students and I discussed this … Continue reading

What The Human Spirit Can Do

I went to play pool last night with my team and as always, in a bar setting one never quite knows what one will see.  Yet last night with all of its drama and tribulation restored my faith in the … Continue reading

Never Choose To Show Others They Are Insignificant

Choices speak louder than words, so never choose by your actions to show someone that they are insignificant.  You have no way of knowing how much pain you may cause in the heart of another by doing so ~ Paulissaism … Continue reading