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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 Sky is Falling!

The Sky is Falling!

Did you ever hear of Chicken Little, how she disturbed a whole neighborhood by her foolish alarm? Well, Chicken Little was running about in a gentleman's garden, where she had no business to be: she ran under a rose-bush, and a leaf fell on her tail; so she was...

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Interbeing – Clouds In Each Paper

Interbeing – Clouds In Each Paper

If you are a poet, you will see clearly that there is a cloud floating in this sheet of paper. Without a cloud, there will be no rain; without rain, the trees cannot grow; and without trees, we cannot make paper. The cloud is essential for the paper to exist. If the...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Paul & Phyllis

Happy Birthday To . . . Paul & Phyllis

August 3, 1858 Paul Sabatier "Theories cannot claim to be indestructible. They are only the plough which the ploughman uses to draw his furrow and which he has every right to discard for another one, of improved design, after the harvest." August 3, 1920 P.D. James...

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Happy Birthday To . . . James & Maggie

Happy Birthday To . . . James & Maggie

August 2, 1924 James Baldwin "I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain." August 3, 1905 Maggie Kuhn "Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind -...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Jeannette & Hugh

Happy Birthday To . . . Jeannette & Hugh

June 11, 1880 Jeannette Rankin "What one decides to do in crisis depends on one's philosophy of life, and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident. If one hasn't any philosophy in crises, others make the decision." June 11, 1959 Hugh Laurie "It's a terrible...

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Poem: “Advice to Myself,” by Louise Erdrich

Poem: “Advice to Myself,” by Louise Erdrich

Leave the dishes. Let the celery rot in the bottom drawer of the refrigerator and an earthen scum harden on the kitchen floor. Leave the black crumbs in the bottom of the toaster. Throw the cracked bowl out and don't patch the cup. Don't patch anything. Don't mend....

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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.

Multifaith Calendar: July, 2023

July 6: Dalai Lama’s Birthday
July 9-13: Eid al-Adha – Islam
July 10: Martyrdom of the Bab – Baha’i
July 11: St Benedict Day – Catholic Christian
July 13: Obon (Ulambana) – Buddhist/Shinto
July 15: St. Vladimir the Great Day – Orthodox Christian
July 18: Al Hijri (New Year) – Islam
July 24: Pioneer Day – Latter Day Saints
July 25: St. James the Great Day – Christian
July 27: Tisha B’Av – Judiasm
July 26: Asalha Puja Day (Dhamma Day) – Buddhism
July 27: Ashura – Islam

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