This weekend, we’ll honor two extraordinary leaders whose commitment to service was equaled only by their compassion for all living beings. Tomorrow (January 14) is Albert Schweitzer's birthday, and Monday (January 16) is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It will be a reflective weekend, for sure—when it comes to achieving health and social equity for all, we have a long way to go. It’s easy to feel … [Read more...] about Legacies (and Lessons) of Service: Reflecting on Albert Schweitzer and Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Sometimes it may ... happen that our own light is about to go out and is brought back to life again by what we experience in another person. Thus each of us must think in great gratitude of those who have kindled flames within him." Those words were written by our namesake, Dr. Albert Schweitzer, a pioneering physician-humanitarian who dedicated his life to serving others. Schweitzer's life … [Read more...] about Moments of Inspiration
Welcome to Beyond Boulders, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship’s official blog—soon to be a fun, engaging, insightful, practical, and entertaining stop on your blogroll, whether you’re one of ASF’s 2,000+ Fellows for Life, a member of a community that has been touched by the work of those Fellows, or simply someone whose StumbleUpon button brought you our way. If you fall into the former two … [Read more...] about Off and Running