It’s getting darker in the Northern hemisphere but there is a lot of light in people if you look around. This week’s blog selection is looking back at September’s “We are the world” blogfest to make you warm with these stories.
You don’t need much to give to others
From Shilpa: “At first glance, 42-year-old Prabhat Pradhan may seem like your average rickshaw driver in Bhubaneswar, but a day in his life will tell you just how extraordinary he is.” Check this story here.
Mother to 100,000 Children
Peter chose an inspiration in Marqerite:
“[It is crazy] to decide sometimes alone in the streets, whether to teach love when the others are killing. I would like everybody to follow this madness, to create hope and to break this cycle of violence. To teach love.” Read more here.
Living with self-harm
From Emerald: “This girl struggled with self-harm, and when she recovered, she wanted to cover up the difficult reminder of her past, a lot like my MC in Delivered by Angels.” What happened next will warm your heart. Check here.
Positive images evoke positive emotions
Loving coffee, loving wildlife
From Damyanti: “I’d like to share the story of Avinash Sosale and Dr. Krithi Karanth, the Indian husband and wife team who have founded Wild Kaapi, a unique endeavour to make wildlife-friendly coffee.” Continue reading.
When a child has cancer…
…it’s hard on everyone. What can you do to let them be children? Read more here.
For more positive stories like these, check out the “We Are The World” blog series, you’ll love it. We bring inspirational examples from all around the world about people who go out of their way to make life better. Do join if you can – this world needs more light. You can read the stories on twitter, Facebook and the blogosphere under #WATWB.
September was hosted by Michelle Wallace, Peter Nena, Emerald Barnes, Shilpa Garg and myself so I just wanted to give a shoutout to them for being awesome and giving back to the blogging community. Special thanks to Damyanti and Belinda for starting the series!