All Blog Posts Tagged 'community' (5)

Articles of Reflection

Articles of Reflection is a compilation of short articles that I have contributed to HopeLink and Conxion Community Newsletters.

I wanted to contribute this collection of my work to churches and communities across the globe.

The idea began with ‘Pay It Forward’ principle; an old concept asking the beneficiary of a good deed to ‘repay’ it to others instead of to the original benefactor – a phrase coined by Lily Hardy Hammond’s 1916 book, and according to Wikipedia online…


Added by Kapesa Singogo on March 20, 2013 at 10:50am — No Comments


Empowering young people- help spread the word about the amazing organisation Rotaract is! :))

A quick and easy task: Just entered a YouTube video competition for Rotaract. I've attached the link below. Video with the most hits by 29TH JAN wins! ($100 to PolioPlus). So go ahead and abuse that replay button- haha! Thnx guys :…


Added by Piri Altraide on January 26, 2012 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Lessons from Japan (6 months on....)

"Gaman". I think this will be a word I'll be incorporating into my vocabulary.


These are some thoughts I had initially after the earthquake. Recently I came across them again, and felt to share. I can't find the original article, unfortunately, that moved me so. However I've attached some other articles underneath, that I stumbled upon. I hope that we can learn some lessons from Japan...:


Lessons from Japan



Added by Piri Altraide on October 26, 2011 at 12:25pm — No Comments

People Who Inspire Me

“It’s been too long Emergen. Time to fill your spaces with the places my mind has been…”


This is from a long time ago, when I thought about those who inspired me:


When I sat down to dinner and drinks, with the girls on Wednesday night, I had not been thinking about inspiration. But it came to me. It’s a cold night, when the weather’s changing. The breeze fresh and crisp, a stark contrast to what we had before. But I’m all warm inside, from having this…


Added by Piri Altraide on September 14, 2011 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Before You Start a Not-for-Profit

I quite regularly speak to young passionate people who want to make a difference and more often than not they have dreams of establishing their own not-for-profit organisation for a particular cause. The truth is there are over 700,000 not-for-profit organisations in Australia and you don't have to be a mathematician to work out that is far too many for a country with a population of only 22 million. So my initial…


Added by Shane Fisher on January 25, 2011 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

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