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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.

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.

Congratulations to our 2020 San Antonio Peace Laureates: (left to right): Lionel Sosa, G.P. Singh and Cappy Lawton. local voices of wisdom and experience to speak for peace and justice in San Antonio.

Thanks to the magic of NOWCastSA, you can watch the January 26, 2020 Blessing of the Peacemakers online.

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.

Happy Birthday To . .  Ramakrishna & Audre

Happy Birthday To . . Ramakrishna & Audre

February 18, 1836 Ramakrishna "When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited." February 18, 1934 Audre Lorde "When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak."

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POEM: Valentine for Ernest Mann, by Naomi Shihab Nye

POEM: Valentine for Ernest Mann, by Naomi Shihab Nye

You can't order a poem like you order a taco. Walk up to the counter, say, "I'll take two" and expect it to be handed back to you on a shiny plate. Still, I like your spirit. Anyone who says, "Here's my address, write me a poem," deserves something in reply. So I'll...

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Happy Birthday To . .  Tom & Hélder

Happy Birthday To . . Tom & Hélder

February 7, 1478 Thomas More "And it will fall out as in a complication of diseases, that by applying a remedy to one sore, you will provoke another; and that which removes the one ill symptom produces others." February 7, 1909 Dom Hélder Pessoa Câmara "When I feed...

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Poem: “Love,” by Czeslaw Milosz

Poem: “Love,” by Czeslaw Milosz

Love means to learn to look at yourself The way one looks at distant things For you are only one thing among many. And whoever sees that way heals his heart, Without knowing it, from various ills— A bird and a tree say to him: Friend. Then he wants to use himself and...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Edward & Germaine

Happy Birthday To . . . Edward & Germaine

January 29, 1927 Edward Abbey "Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top." January 29, 1939 Germaine Greer "One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night."

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HeartWood: Wisdom from the San Antonio Peace Laureates

HeartWood: Wisdom from the San Antonio Peace Laureates

You can buy it from Amazon The San Antonio Peace Laureates are extraordinary role models and blessed gifts to our community. They are our teachers and our mentors. Their contributions are great, their humanity is humble and their wisdom strengthens our mutual...

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February 2020 Interfaith Calendar

February 2: Candlemas – Presentation of Christ in the Temple – Christian
February 2: Imbolc – Wicca/Pagan
February 2: Saint Brighid of Kildare – Celtic Christian
February 2: Four Chaplains Sunday – Interfaith
February 3: St. Blaze Day – Christian
February 3: Setsebun-sai (beginning of spring) – Shinto
February 5: Chinese New Year – Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist
February 8: Nirvana Day – Buddhism
February 9: Triodion begins – Orthodox Christian
February 12: Triodion – Orthodox Christian
February 14: St. Valentine’s Day – Christian
February 15: Nirvana Day – Buddhist – Jain
February 22: Maha Shivaratri – Hindu
February 23: Meatfare Sunday – Orthodox Christian
February 23: Transfiguration Sunday – Christian
February 25: Shrove Tuesday – Christian
February 26: Intercalary Days begin – Baha’i
February 26: Ash Wednesday – Lent begins – Christian

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