Poem: “Man Eating,” by Jane Kenyon

Poem: “Man Eating,” by Jane Kenyon

The man at the table across from mine is eating yogurt. His eyes, following the progress of the spoon, cross briefly each time it nears his face. Time, and the world with all its principalities, might come to an end as prophesied by the Apostle John, but what about...
Happy Birthday To . . . Anna & Tara

Happy Birthday To . . . Anna & Tara

May 17, 1794 Anna Jameson “In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.” May 17, 1953 Tara Brach “Feeling...
Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassionate San Antonio is featured in an international video about the Charter for Compassion and held up as a model compassionate city. You can watch the video here: We publish this compassionate news roundup every Wednesday. If you want to get the news sooner,...
Poem: “Cockroach,” by Anne Sexton

Poem: “Cockroach,” by Anne Sexton

Roach, foulest of creatures, who attacks with yellow teeth and an army of cousins big as shoes, you are lumps of coal that are mechanized and when I turn on the light you scuttle into the corners and there is this hiss upon the land. Yet I know you are only the common...
Happy Birthday To . . . Richard & Florence

Happy Birthday To . . . Richard & Florence

May 11, 1918 Richard P. Feynman “The most interesting phenomena are, of course, in the new places, the places where the rules do not work – not the places where they do work! That is the way in which we discover new rules.” May 12, 1820 Florence...
Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Last week the City of San Antonio’s Faith-Based Initiative launched its long-awaited SACRD database. This online resource — the San Antonio Community Resource Directory — links people in need to local services. Do you offer help to the community?...