A single word can scar another. A single word can also give comfort and relief or stir one’s spirit to courage. The care with which we use words reflects the depth of our humanity.

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.