Tag: change the world

6
Mar

What About the Future of Our World?

What of the future of our world? What of the environment, the animals and the oceans we will pass to our descendants? What of the example we are being for our children? What legacy are we leaving behind if we continue in this way? A majority of the people of the world subconsciously shut out the idea of climate change,

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6
Mar

Finding the True Meaning of Happiness in a Refugee Camp

Originally posted on Embrace the Wonder and Kids Unite 4 Hope When I first started volunteering at the Piraeus refugee camp, I never expected that I would be changed so much. I never could have imagined how much of an impact these experiences would have on my life. Each and every day when I was volunteering, I saw acts of

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6
Mar

4 Life Lessons I learned from Refugees

Originally posted on Embrace the Wonder and Thrive Global It was September 2015 when my family and I traveled to Bodrum, Turkey to volunteer at one of the most critical times during the Syrian Refugee crisis. At this point I knew close to nothing about the realities and truths of the seemingly endless war in Syria and the struggles of

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6
Mar

Empowering Girls to Live Up to their Full Potential in a Refugee Camp

Originally posted on Dandelion Moms and Embrace the Wonder In honor of International Women’s Day 2 weeks ago, this post is dedicated to all the Women and Girls who are working hard everyday and are persevering to have equal rights and opportunities. While volunteering in the refugee camp of Piraeus in Athens Greece, I noticed many teenage boys did not

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6
Mar

What is Equality? How Can the World Unite with Peace and Love?

Originally posted on Embrace the Wonder What is equality? Equality is the movement which unites us all – it is the change to see the world all treated equally and under the same rights and love. Equality is seeing each religion, ethnicity, and skin color united as one and treated equally. Equality encompasses the future of our world and strives

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5
Mar

The Beauty of Dreams

Originally posted on Embrace the Wonder How are we shaped as human beings? What sculpts us to become the magnificent piece of art we’re all able to become? What drives us to pursue everything we want in life? And most importantly, what keeps us motivated in times of fear and doubt? It appears the only true answer is: dreams. Dreams

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5
Mar

The True Meaning of the Word ‘Humanity’

“We are challenged to rise above the narrow confines of our individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” – Martin Luther King Jr. Originally posted on Embrace the Wonder Let us rise beyond the belief of barriers formed by nationality, religion, color or culture. Let us unite as one with the purpose to love one another. Let us

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5
Mar

Every One of Us Can Change the World

Originally posted on Embrace the Wonder “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama How are you making the world a better place everyday? Perhaps through a smile at a stranger,

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