Consideration is training ourselves in the art of encouraging others. The important thing is not just to sympathize with or to pity others, but to really understand what they’re going through. Empathy is crucial. Sometimes just having someone who really understands can give us the strength to go on.

Stories of Hope

The Spirit of Reverence for Life

Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai will be forever remembered for empowering women and protecting our planet. She also promoted the Japanese “mottainai” spirit—treasuring life and wasting nothing.