COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

COMPASSION LIVES HERE

Big Give May 4, 2017

3500 in foster homes in Bexar County – Near 600 need adoption – How to Help

November is National Adoption Awareness Month and San Antonio children are in need! Parents. Donations. Community. You. You and your congregation and/or organization can become a part of the solution to the foster care crisis. Here are some specific ways: Become a...

Urgent SA Response List

The Urgent SA Response List is maintained by the City of San Antonio Faith-Based Initiative to alert volunteers to urgent human needs or services that will benefit from a concerted and well-informed effort. Text Compassion to 55000 to sign...

Sutherland Springs – How to Help

In the wake and week following Sutherland Springs… Many have stepped forward – to provide counseling and spiritual care giving, to provide legal aid and assistance, to provide financial planning and structure, to lift candle and pray. Funds will continue to be needed...

Winter Coats Needed

The recent cold-snap revealed a significant shortage of winter coats and clothing in shelters all around San Antonio. In preparation for when it gets cold again, plan a winter coat and clothing drive at your congregation, organization and/or place of work. All sizes...

Accompaniment Volunteer Training – November 7, 2017

Are you interested in learning more about accompanying individuals to appointments with ICE or immigration court? Tuesday, November 7th 6:30pm-8:00pm University Presbyterian Church, 300 Bushnell Avenue, SA TX 78212 RSVP/questions, contact Jennifer Hixon at (210)...

THE CHARTER FOR COMPASSION

. . is a cooperative effort to restore not only compassionate thinking but, more importantly, compassionate action to the center of religious, moral and political life. Compassion is the principled determination to put ourselves in the shoes of the other, and lies at the heart of all religious and ethical systems.

COMPASSIONATE SAN ANTONIO . .

. . . is a grassroots movement that promotes, supports and celebrates San Antonio’s commitment to be a world-class compassionate city: one where the civic government, the religious and volunteer organizations, the businesses, the community and its educational institutions come together to recognize the importance and value of compassion in the life of a city and by doing so create an ethos of compassion and a safety net for its most vulnerable citizens. #compassionateSA

Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.

Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.

 

 

 

Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.

 

Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.

Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassionate cities are home to compassionate schools, businesses, compassionate health care providers, compassionate faith communities, compassionate neighborhoods and compassionate not-for-profits.
Compassion Beads

You can now order your compassion beads online! Compassion, Dignity, Equanimity, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Humility, Integrity, Justice, Kindness and Love . . . and the Golden Rule.

If you would like your organization to be listed as a partner, let us know and we will get back to you.

Contact Compassionate San Antonio

4 + 9 =


The community catalyst for Compassionate San Antonio is The peaceCENTER, 285 Oblate Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78216

The peaceCENTER is a 501(c)((3)) non-profit
You can donate to the peaceCENTER via PayPal!


INSPIRATION

Poem: “I Chop Some Parsley While Listening To Art Blakey’s Version Of ‘Three Blind Mice,'” by Billy Collins

And I start wondering how they came to be blind. If it was congenital, they could be brothers and sister, and I think of the poor mother brooding over her sightless young triplets. Or was it a common accident, all three caught in a searing explosion, a firework...

Poem: “Let Your Light Shine,” by Marianne Williamson

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to...

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

San Antonians turn out for National Night Out celebrations | San Antonio police to wear pink patches in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month | City councilman speaks out about east side violence | San Antonio Businessmen Prepare Supply Mission to Aid Mexican Earthquake Victims | Bexar County suing opioid industry to combat epidemic | Mission to Chiapas: Quake Relief Trip Sparks Desire to Do More | How the De Novo Foundation helped change one man’s life | East side church hosts prayer, peace walk after rise in shootings | Popovich: No Spurs without community involvement | San Antonio organizations unite for Puerto Rico after hurricane

The Welsh Prince, his Dog and a Baby

Prince Llewelyn had a favorite greyhound named Gellert that had been given to him by his father-in-law, King John. He was as gentle as a lamb at home, but a lion in the chase. One day Llewelyn went to the chase and blew his horn in front of his castle. All his other...

JFK: Enmities Between Nations Do Not Last Forever

On Monday and Tuesday PBS ran a documentary about President Kennedy in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of his assassination later this month. I was especially struck by the clips of his commencement speech at American University on June 10, 1963. Some of the...

Merton’s Epiphany: Overwhelmed with the realization that I loved all these people . . .

The peaceCENTER's Ann Helmke and Susan Ives just returned from a week in Louisville, attending the International Summit on Compassionate Organizations, Louisville's annual Festival of Faith, including a talk by the Dalai Lama. Thomas Merton is Louisville's adopted son...

The Compassionate Stone Age Family

Anthropologists have found evidence of compassion in our ancestral bones — very old bones. This is an excerpt from a 2010 article, "The Prehistory of Compassion,"  in the journal Time and Mind, a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary academic journal that covers with the...

Poem: “The Second Coming,” by William Butler Yeats

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all...

The Lion and the Statue

On a statue king Lion dethroned, Showing conqueror Man, Lion frowned. "If a Lion, you know, Had been sculptor, he'd show Lion rampant, and Man on the ground." This is taken from W. J. Linton's "Baby's Own Aesop," with illustrations by Walter Crane (1887.) Here is the...

Moral Dilemma: Right, Wrong, and Trolleyology

Let's assume we all want to do the right thing. We want to be fair, compassionate, honest ... I think that description fits most of my friends. But it's not always easy or clear-cut. Social scientists study things like that, and it even has a name: trolleyology....
Join CompassionNET! *
Recent Posts
  1. Free Showing of America Ferrara’s “Out of Reach”

    December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Prison Talk-Public Discussion for Previously Incarcerated & Their Families

    December 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. San Antonio MLK March, 50th Anniversary

    January 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. SA 2020 Impact Report Luncheon

    January 19, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  5. Womanism, Biblical Interpretation, and Social (In)Justice

    April 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm