"Birthdays are for Giving"

by Denise Allen We all know that Compassion That Compels is about sharing and giving. Since there are so many women being blessed with Compassions Bags, the cost of running the ministry is growing. While I have donated small amounts of money in the past, I always wished I could somehow do more. One afternoon… Read More

"Never Alone"

Never Alone | Compassion That Compels
by Danielle Stepp When you hear the word “coal,” many things may cross your mind. For me, it means home. Growing up in the foothills of the Appalachia Mountains in eastern Kentucky, mining coal was just a way of life.  We had many stereotypes in that part of the country. People called us uneducated hillbillies… Read More

"Body Image"

by Jennifer Smith I’ve struggled with body image since college. I remember making the transition from wearing bikini bottoms to wearing boy shorts, then preferring a one piece, and eventually dreading bathing suit season altogether. I didn’t want to wear sleeveless shirts or even shorts for that matter.  Although summer is my favorite season, I longed for winter… Read More

"Coaching Kristianne"

by Dianna Salciccioli Cancer has had an impact on every one of our lives.  Each of us has lost a friend or family member, or we have walked alongside someone who has fought this disease. As a young adult, I lost my grandmother Eva, my grandpa Dave, and my aunt Pauline so I have felt the… Read More