Calling on Our Community: Let’s Stand Up and Against Human Trafficking

I am so excited to share with you an invitation to a series of amazing global gatherings here in Denver. My friend, Sarah Davison-Tracy, founder of Seeds of Exchange, is hosting a team of peole from Nepal for a week and has created a number of exciting events to which we can go. I am hosting Global Grubbing: Nepal - can you join us for this one if you are local? Here is ...
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Smiling, Dining, Cooking–Nepali Style

Global Grubbing, Ethnic Dining, Cooking School, Denver
It was by chance that I met Sujita. I had stopped in the mall to get my eyebrows threaded (a technique mainly used by woman in Asia and the Middle East), an alternative to waxing that I started doing just earlier this year. When I first went into the salon to get threaded, I realized it was all woman from around the world who were doing this service, so that intrigued me more a...
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Global Grubbing – A Journey to Venezuela through Food

Last night we had our first Global Grubbing experience at Elote’s Café in Golden, Colorado. We had a smaller, intimate group, and it was a perfect start to a blossoming idea. The owner, Luis, was at the restaurant when we arrived and he greeted us and shared about the Latin American specials they had prepared that day. Each month they integrate different specials into th...
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Sitting in the Seat of Judgment

I was sitting in my first class seat coming back from travels in Sioux Falls. I had the pleasure of getting upgraded due to my recent status on the airline. I've walked past the first class passengers many times, sometimes questioning and curious "who these people were" sitting up here--where the service is constant and the bathroom is private! I sat down in my seat of 1D, w...
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Despite What the Media Tells You.. Most People are Good People

After hearing about what happened in Boston and seeing many responses such as "What's wrong with people!?" or "What's wrong with this world?" or "What's this world coming to?" I couldn't help but post: Remember, most people in the world are good people. Don't let a few bad ones ruin your views on humanity. It is so easy to buy into the belief that there are MANY bad people...
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Seize the Opportunity

There really are opportunities everywhere to make a contribution to your community. When you start to look for those opportunities, recognize them, and take action you'll find them everywhere. Just within the last few weeks I've had opportunities to... Help a neighbor when he left the garage door open when he was gone, by walking across the street and closing it for him T...
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How to Be More Compassionate

“It is lack of love for ourselves that inhibits our compassion toward others. If we make friends with ourselves, then there is no obstacle to opening our hearts and minds to others.” - Unknown Compassion is a skill that is both learnable and teachable. And while some people are born with an amazing sense of compassion, others learn to cultivate it over time. More than anyth...
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