Mary, our Choose Love Ambassador for Mississippi, expresses her gratitude for healthcare workers and those who take care of the elderly. She shares a message of kindness and a challenge of her own below:
“As a Choose Love Ambassador, it has entered my mind how those who are caring for the elderly must be experiencing unimaginable challenges and feelings. Over this past year, the work of these elder caregivers has continued to reflect the true heart of humanity:
To love, care for, and express compassion for another when things become challenging.
I am grateful for the hope and ability these people demonstrate as they carry such responsibility and steadfast courage. These workers remain alongside the lives of others who are in pain and fear, while also returning home to care for their own families.
In a unitive effort to express gratitude for those who carry courage within their compassion-in-action, I have reached out to local families and schools to collaborate ways to create Kindness Cards for surrounding nursing homes and Meals on Wheels recipients: Over 600 cards have been created for not only eldercare staff, but for elders who are in social isolation.
Thank you to everyone who teamed up to make this mission a success, including The Country School, in Madison, CT!
Would you like to demonstrate gratitude to your local caregivers and elder community?
During Choose Love Awareness Month there are even prizes to be won for participating in the daily video challenges that the Choose Love Team will be sharing. Invite your friends, families, and co-workers to join you right though the CONNECT Center and help us promote Hope, Healing, and Connection through Social Emotional Learning!
Help us transform the nation in just one generation! When you give, you help children in your area AND around the world get the ESSENTIAL Social Emotional Support they need to survive and thrive! Every dollar helps us provide a years worth of social emotional learning to a child in need, at no cost to them. Text ChooseLoveMS to 41444 or donate below.
Participate and help us spread the word – share our video or make your own! Be sure to use the hashtag #ChooseLoveAwarenessMonth and tag us:
In this New York-Times bestseller, Scarlett tells her story of how she created a worldwide Movement to Choose Love and encourages everyone to be kind, to be grateful, to forgive, and to uncover the courage we all have within us.
This powerful best-selling book recounts the captivating life story of Yannick Kabuguza, a Choose Love Ambassador, who endured great pain and tragedy as a survivor of the Rwandan genocide.
Lavin focuses on the indomitable human spirit and how Yannick forgave those responsible for his disfigurement and the death of his family members and healed himself through gratitude and compassion. The book includes how Lavin established a deep connection with Scarlett and the Choose Love Movement.
This book helps readers move from their own “dark night of the soul” and into a brighter future. This book plots the path of healing and flourishing in six words: Why bother? Lament. Hope. Lead. Persevere. Jordan shares wit and wisdom gathered from both her own life as an innovation expert to the teachings of great leaders in such diverse locations as Scarlett Lewis in Sandy Hook, Connecticut to the war zones of the Democratic Republic of Congo. These leaders were ordinary people until life pushed them to its edge. In their darkest moments, they reached for the further shore.
This book features a wide selection of stories and insights into Scarlett’s story is featured in Chapter VI, Renew the Face of the Earth: A Call to Love. The stories in this book offer readers a book of wisdom to inspire during hard times and guide them in finding the light in any crisis.
Alex Woodard weaves his own journey through true stories, including Scarlett’s experience of losing Jesse, as he travels from the congested confines of Southern California to the wide open wild skies of Southern Idaho.
Scarlett’s letter to Jesse is included along with songs she and Alex wrote together about the letter.
In the chapter, Jesse in the Sky, Scarlett shares her story of losing her son in the Sandy Hook tragedy. Scarlett’s story is one of 101 true stories of amazing coincidences, answered prayers, awesome charity, and love that show miracles and good happen every day, giving hope whenever people need it most. This is a book of stories about powerful hope, wondrous connections, divine intervention, and answered prayers.
Scarlett’s story is one of 101 miraculous stories featured in this book that shares real people’s stories about their incredible, personal angel experiences of faith, divine intervention, and answered prayers.
The stories reflect on hope, healing, and help from angels.
Dana Liesegang’s riveting memoir details how she was sexually assaulted at age 19, thrown off a cliff and left for dead, and was paralyzed. That didn’t stop her from forgiving her attacker. Dana harnessed her inner resilience to survive and overcome and the power of forgiveness to set her free. In Chapter 21, Forgiveness, Dana shares how Scarlett inspired her to let go of her painful burden by forgiving her attacker and setting forth on a path to healing.
This book captures the thoughts, feelings, emotions, and views of four men. Men from different backgrounds and circumstances who find themselves connected through their stories; their lives within the prison system. This book is a collective display of their artistry; the canvas for their voices, both separate and united, on their pasts, present and futures. It amplifies and sheds light on the encumbrance their sentences bear on their lives, the lives of their loved ones, and the world around us.