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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

Mayor Nirenberg has kicked off the
COMPASSIONATE SAN ANTONIAN
program to honor San Antonio-area residents who demonstrate San Antonio’s #CompassionateSA values, recognizing individuals who serve our community through acts of kindness and compassion, making a difference in the lives of others.

Mayor Nirenberg has kicked off the
COMPASSIONATE SAN ANTONIAN
program to honor San Antonio-area residents who demonstrate San Antonio’s #CompassionateSA values, recognizing individuals who serve our community through acts of kindness and compassion, making a difference in the lives of others.

Mayor Nirenberg has kicked off the
COMPASSIONATE SAN ANTONIAN
program to honor San Antonio-area residents who demonstrate San Antonio’s #CompassionateSA values, recognizing individuals who serve our community through acts of kindness and compassion, making a difference in the lives of others.

The City of San Antonio is standing up against domestic violence as it launched its new month-long campaign “Love Is…” on October 2, 2019.

If you or someone you know needs help, resources can be found dialing 211 or CLICK HERE.

The City will also launch a 5-year comprehensive plan to end abuse later this month with a new commission involving six areas – judiciary, persecution, health care, non profits, community law enforcement and education.

THE CHARTER FOR COMPASSION

. . 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.

The Wrong Place

The Wrong Place

A father before he died said to his son: “this is a watch your grandfather gave me, and is more than 200 years old. But before I give it to you, go to the watch shop on the first street, and tell him I want to sell it, and see how much he offers you”. He went, and...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Oliver & Vachel

Happy Birthday To . . . Oliver & Vachel

November 10, 1730 Oliver Goldsmith "You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips." November 10, 1879 Vachel Lindsay "You can't crush ideas by suppressing them. You can only crush them by ignoring them."

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To Be Hopeful

To Be Hopeful

"TO BE HOPEFUL in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives....

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Happy Birthday To . . . Eugene & Will

Happy Birthday To . . . Eugene & Will

November 5, 1855 Eugene V. Debs "While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free." November 5, 1885 Will Durant "Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom...

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Poem: “Epitaph,” by Merrit Malloy

Poem: “Epitaph,” by Merrit Malloy

When I die Give what’s left of me away To children And old men that wait to die. And if you need to cry, Cry for your brother Walking the street beside you. And when you need me, Put your arms Around anyone And give them What you need to give to me. I want to leave...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Ivan & Jonas

Happy Birthday To . . Ivan & Jonas

October 28, 1818 Ivan Turgenev "Most people can't understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do." October 28, 1914 Jonas Salk "Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality."

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Interfaith Calendar, November, 2019

November 1 All Saints Day – Christian
November 1 Samhain – Wicca/Pagan
November 2 All Souls Day / Dia de los Muertos – Catholic Christian
November 10 Mawlid an Nabi – Islam
November 12 Birth of Baha’u’llah – Baha’i
November 12 Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib – Sikh
November 15 Nativity Fast beginsends Dec. 24 – Orthodox Christian
November 24 Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahdur – Sikh
November 26 Christ the King – Christian
November 26 Day of the Covenant – Baha’i
November 28 Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha – Baha’i
November 28 Thanksgiving – Interfaith USA
November 30 St. Andrew’s Day – Christian

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  1. Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week Events

    November 16 - November 24
  2. SPC Theatre Presents: No. 6 by TJ Young

    November 16 @ 8:00 pm - November 24 @ 4:00 pm
  3. A Community Forum on Homelessness

    November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Restorative Justice Panel: How Can We Make It Work?

    November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Healing Justice Film Screening

    November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. COPS/Metro VISION 2020 Launch

    November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. “The Violence Paradox,” on NOVA (PBS)

    November 20 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Pub Theology w/ Jewish Voice for Peace

    December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm