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Happy Birthday To . . . Rosalynn & Roberto

Happy Birthday To . . . Rosalynn & Roberto

August 18, 1927 Rosalynn Carter “You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don’t win, at least you can be satisfied that you’ve tried. If you don’t accept failure as a possibility, you don’t set high goals,...
Poem: “Song of the Builders,” by Mary Oliver

Poem: “Song of the Builders,” by Mary Oliver

On a summer morning I sat down on a hillside to think about God – a worthy pastime. Near me, I saw a single cricket; it was moving the grains of the hillside this way and that way. How great was its energy, how humble its effort. Let us hope it will always be...
Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

KSAT partners with Head for the Cure Foundation to raise money and awareness for brain cancer to honor its former news director Jim Boyle, who died of the disease in 2014. This weekend, Boyle’s grandchildren held a bake sale and lemonade stand to raise money for the...
Happy Birthday To . . . Russell & Oscar

Happy Birthday To . . . Russell & Oscar

August 14, 1925 Russell Baker “Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.” August 15, 1917 Oscar Romero “Do you want to know if your Christianity is...
Poem: “Everyday Grace,” by Stella Nesanovich

Poem: “Everyday Grace,” by Stella Nesanovich

It can happen like that: meeting at the market, buying tires amid the smell of rubber, the grating sound of jack hammers and drills, anywhere we share stories, and grace flows between us. The tire center waiting room becomes a healing place as one speaks of her...
Happy Birthday To . . . Robert & Carl

Happy Birthday To . . . Robert & Carl

August 11, 1833 Robert Green Ingersoll “Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.” August 11, 1925 Carl T. Rowan “It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half...
Poem: “What We Need is Here,” by Wendell Berry

Poem: “What We Need is Here,” by Wendell Berry

Geese appear high over us, pass, and the sky closes. Abandon, as in love or sleep, holds them to their way, clear in the ancient faith: what we need is here. And we pray, not for new earth or heaven, but to be quiet in heart, and in eye, clear. What we need is...
Happy Birthday To . .  Neil & Wendell

Happy Birthday To . . Neil & Wendell

August 5, 1930 Neil Armstrong “It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.” August 5,...