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. . . 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

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. . is an international initiative to restore 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.

Happy Birthday To . . . John & Margery

Happy Birthday To . . . John & Margery

May 20, 1806 John Stuart Mill "The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people." May 20, 1889 Margery Allingham "If one cannot command attention by one's admirable qualities one can at least be a...

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Poem: “Some,” by Daniel Berrigan

Poem: “Some,” by Daniel Berrigan

Some stood up once, and sat down. Some walked a mile, and walked away. Some stood up twice, then sat down. “It’s too much,” they cried. Some walked two miles, then walked away. “I’ve had it,” they cried, Some stood and stood and stood. They were taken for fools, they...

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Happy Birthday To . .  . Shunryu & Pope John Paul II

Happy Birthday To . . . Shunryu & Pope John Paul II

May 18, 1904 Shunryu Suzuki "If your mind is empty, it is ready for anything. In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities; in the expert's mind there are few." May 18, 1920 Pope John Paul II "Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn't misuse it."

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Poem: “Politeness,” by A.A. Milne

Poem: “Politeness,” by A.A. Milne

If people ask me, I always tell them: "Quite well, thank you, I'm very glad to say." If people ask me, I always answer, "Quite well, thank you, how are you to-day?" I always answer, I always tell them, If they ask me Politely..... BUT SOMETIMES I wish That they...

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Poem: “Resilience,” by Keith Westwater

Poem: “Resilience,” by Keith Westwater

Mathematicians     have worked out how to calculate     the bounciness of a ball: (the coefficient of this x the cosine of that) +   the differential of today's weather     all ÷ by a piece of string     (and the speed of the train) = the same as    dropping different...

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Watch recordings of the briefings presented at the Symposium here.

Watch a recording of the Blessing of the Peacemakers here.

Then. Now. Now Then?

Two Places. Two Poets. At the Intersection of Our Times.

October 3, 2021 |  A Global and Virtual Conversation with
Naomi Shihab Nye & Pádraig Ó’Tuama

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Find out more about the 2020 Compassionate Institute and the more than 150 compassionate fellows who are on a year-long journey to bring more compassion to our schools.

Interfaith Calendar May, 2022

May 1: Beltane: Pagan and Wiccan

May 3: Eid al-Fitr – Islam

May 8: Birthday of Buddha – Buddhism

May 16: Vesak – Theravada Buddhism

May 24: Declaration of the Bab – Baha’i

May 26: Ascension Day – Christian

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