The Eagle and the Crow

The Eagle and the Crow

The eagle was strolling beside the sea one day, intending to go fishing. She didn't catch any fish, but she did come across a shell, and inside the shell was a tortoise. She snatched the tortoise up in her talons and flew to a beach, where she planned to feast on her...

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Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Inequality: San Antonio’s Silent Crisis | | Hurricane Harvey’s Unsung San Antonio Heroes | New Northside ISD high school celebrates its namesake | Activista latina se une al equipo del alcalde de San Antonio | Mujer Unveiled: Maribel Valdez Gonzalez ’13 gets a bold opportunity to defend dignity | Colonial Hills Elementary on national list of healthy schools | Generosas donaciones en San Antonio para Puerto Rico | Chalk It Up Makes Art ‘Accessible to All’ | United Way aims to raise $47.5 million this year in Bexar County | Adaptive Bike Program for Children with Physical Challenges Rolls Into SA | S.A. Ronald McDonald House adds $25,000 playground | Name change to LEE a Lame Egalitarian Effort | Will Bexar County Be the First in Texas to Legalize Needle Exchange? | First-of-its-kind girls running club breaks the mold | Latched: Helping Women of Color Meet Breastfeeding Goals | Soldiers’ Angels helping military families affected by Hurricane Harvey | City reconfirms commitment to help struggling monarch butterflies | Bexar County Receives $3 Million To Battle Opioid Epidemic | Tower of Americas turns purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month | Pups and Planes initiative plays big part of Airport Ambassadors program | New child advocacy center to be beacon of hope for community | Councilwoman Gonzales: Bond, Budget Can Boost Quality of Life in District 5 | S.A. woman weaves life in Kenya to help single moms with Imani Collective | Airport Simulation Gives Wings to People of All Abilities

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The Bird and the Arrow

The Bird and the Arrow

The feather'd arrow in her side, A Bird in plaintive accent cried, ''How sad it is the means to lend, That brings us to a timeless end!"

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Hot and Cold

Hot and Cold

When to warm his cold fingers, man blew, And again, but to cool the hot stew; Simple Satyr, unused To man's ways, felt confused, When the same mouth blew hot and cold too. This is taken from W. J. Linton's "Baby's Own Aesop," with illustrations by Walter Crane...

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The Two Sacks

The Two Sacks

Jove has to man two sacks assign'd; One hangs before and one behind; In this our own defects we hide, That is with other men's supplied. Hence comes it, to our own though blind, Another's faults we quickly find.

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The Doves and the Kite

The Doves and the Kite

The doves kept having to run away from the kite, eluding death on the swiftness of their wings. The rapacious kite then decided to try some deceptive advice, fooling the defenseless flock by means of a trick. “Why do you prefer this anxious way of life,” he asked,...

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Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Pub Theology attracts diverse following | Looking through an Equity Lens at San Antonio | City leaders approve progressive changes to animal laws | Nueva ordenanza en San Antonio para el cuidado de las mascotas | SA Attorney to Receive Stonewall Award from American Bar Association | Local Puerto Rican community aids devastated homeland | New S.A. dinner club to help women and addicts in the kitchen | Businesses Urged to Help Improve San Antonio’s Air Quality | District Attorney La Hood says ‘cite and release’ program will be good for Bexar County | Cite and release a worthy policy | Local couple uses pain to better lives of caregivers for military families | Peace in the barrio | Refugee Health Clinic | Juvenile Justice Courts Promote Education Over Incarceration | How San Antonio Can Shed Its ‘Unhealthy’ Label and Earn Gold | Group works to reduce crime at convenience stores on the West Side | Abstinence-only does not ‘follow the science’ | Advocates Push for More HPV Vaccinations in Bexar County | 90-90-90 Plan Takes On The Spread Of HIV, AIDS In San Antonio | McCullough Avenue Consortium Organizes to ‘Be Light, Not Blight’ | Education Advocates: When the State Fails, Schools Lean on Community | Third Annual San Antonio Feminist Film Festival | SAISD Plans to Tackle Poverty One School at a Time | Student Doctors ‘Adopt’ SAISD Students

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The Lion and the Statue

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...

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Poem: “Prayer for the Morning,” by Audette Fulbright

Poem: “Prayer for the Morning,” by Audette Fulbright

Did you rise this morning broken and hung over with weariness and pain and rage, tattered from waving too long in a brutal wind? Get up, child. Pull your bones upright. Gather your skin and muscle into a patch of sun. Draw breath deep into your lungs; you will need it...

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