POEM: “Singularity,” by Marie Howe

POEM: “Singularity,” by Marie Howe

(after Stephen Hawking) Do you sometimes want to wake up to the singularity we once were? so compact nobody needed a bed, or food or money — nobody hiding in the school bathroom or home alone pulling open the drawer where the pills are kept. For every atom belonging...
Happy Birthday To . .  Mo & Ice

Happy Birthday To . . Mo & Ice

June 15, 1922 Mo Udall “Lord, give us the wisdom to utter words that are gentle and tender, for tomorrow we may have to eat them.” June 15, 1969 Ice Cube “It’s funny how people who ain’t never been down there can think that America is so...
Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

For her Capstone project at the New Leaders Council, NLC Fellow Leanne (Lee) Martinez collected menstrual products for the Battered Women and Children’s Shelter and promoted women’s health awareness. We publish this compassionate news roundup every Wednesday. If...
POEM: “The Layers,” by Stanley Kunitz

POEM: “The Layers,” by Stanley Kunitz

In my darkest night, when the moon was covered and I roamed through wreckage, a nimbus-clouded voice directed me: “Live in the layers, not on the litter.” Though I lack the art to decipher it, no doubt the next chapter in my book of transformations is already written....
Happy Birthday To . . . Bertha and Kiran

Happy Birthday To . . . Bertha and Kiran

June 9, 1843 Bertha Von Suttner “How can justice be attained when, in the expiation of an old wrong, another wrong is to be committed? No reasonable creature would conceive of the idea of obliterating ink stains with ink, or spots of oil with oil. Only blood...
Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

119 @HEB managers came to the #SAFoodBank to volunteer last week. They packaged 15,930 pounds of food that will mean 12,744 meals for families in need. We publish this compassionate news roundup every Wednesday. If you want to get the news sooner, follow us on Twitter...