Compassion HERE! This Week in SATX

Compassion HERE! This Week in SATX

We publish this compassionate news roundup every Wednesday afternoon. If you want to get the news sooner, follow us on Twitter @compassionNET1. And don’t forget to use the hashtag #compassionateSA so we can find YOUR compassionate acts! Found in the Rivard...
Happy Birthday To . . .  Cyril & Czeslaw

Happy Birthday To . . . Cyril & Czeslaw

June 30, 1909 C. Northcote Parkinson “The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take.” June 30, 1911 Czeslaw Milosz “Not that I want to be a god or a hero....
Interfaith Calendar, July, 2020

Interfaith Calendar, July, 2020

July 5: Asalha Puja Day – Buddhist July 9: Martyrdom of the Bab – Baha’i July 11: St Benedict Day – Catholic Christian July 15: St. Vladimir the Great Day – Orthodox Christian July 23: Crowning of Haile Selasse I – Rastafarian July...
Poem: “Incendiary Art,” by Patricia Smith

Poem: “Incendiary Art,” by Patricia Smith

The city’s streets are densely shelved with rows of salt and packaged hair. Intent on air, the funk of crave and function comes to blows with any smell that isn’t oil—the blare of storefront chicken settles on the skin and mango spritzing drips from razored hair. The...
Compassion HERE! This Week in SATX

Compassion HERE! This Week in SATX

The nonprofit Chow Train is closing in on 100,000 gourmet meals cooks for the homeless, elderly and others in need. We publish this compassionate news roundup every Wednesday. If you want to get the news sooner, follow us on Twitter @compassionNET1. And don’t...
Happy Birthday To . . . Jean & Alan

Happy Birthday To . . . Jean & Alan

June 23, 1910 Jean Anouilh “God is on everyone’s side… and in the last analysis, he is on the side with plenty of money and large armies.” June 23, 1912 Alan Turing “Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary...
Poem: “Boy Breaking Glass,” by Gwendolyn Brooks

Poem: “Boy Breaking Glass,” by Gwendolyn Brooks

Whose broken window is a cry of art (success, that winks aware as elegance, as a treasonable faith) is raw: is sonic: is old-eyed première. Our beautiful flaw and terrible ornament. Our barbarous and metal little man. “I shall create! If not a note, a hole. If not an...