The Camel Learns a Lesson

The Camel Learns a Lesson

A camel lived in a forest. He had a very bad habit of teasing or insulting other animals for their appearance. He would tease the elephant and say, "Oh! How fat and ugly you look. God has given two tails one in the back and one in the front." To the rhinoceros, he...

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A Coating of Silver

A Coating of Silver

Once a very rich man went to see a Monk in order to seek advice from him about What he should do with his life, What’s purpose of his life. Monk led him over to window and asked him, “Can you see through the glass?? If yes, Tell me what you see??” Man replied, “I can...

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Poem: America is a Gun, by Brian Bilston

Poem: America is a Gun, by Brian Bilston

England is a cup of tea. France, a wheel of ripened brie. Greece, a short, squat olive tree. America is a gun. Brazil is football on the sand. Argentina, Maradona's hand. Germany, an oompah band. America is a gun. Holland is a wooden shoe. Hungary, a goulash stew....

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The Old Woman and the Turtles

The Old Woman and the Turtles

A guy used to go for jog around a park. By the park there was a lake. On Sundays he used to see an elderly women sitting by lake side with a small metal cage beside her. The jogger was curious to see what she did there. So one Sunday he bucked up his courage and...

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Swami Vivekananda’s Mother’s Test

Swami Vivekananda’s Mother’s Test

Swami Vivekananda had vast knowledge of both eastern and western culture. He had brilliant conversation skills and deep spiritual insight due to which in 1893 he was selected to be present Hinduism at the world’s Parliament of Religion which was to be heal at Chicago....

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Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

New Report Identifies San Antonio’s Most Vulnerable Communities | New San Antonio milk banks to help premature babies across Texas | SAPA helps rescue more than 400 Hurricane Harvey pets | Local high school seniors devote fundraiser to Sutherland Springs church | CPS Energy worker joining Puerto Rico recovery effort: ‘It’s in our blood’ to help | #MeToo sparking dinner table conversations with families | People Person | Smaller SA Arts Groups: Love the Symphony, But What About Us? | Recognizing diversity in community impacts educational opportunities | Rodèo breakfast brings South Side together | USAISR leading the way in ‘Stop the Bleed’ | San Antonio’s Hidden Black History And The Struggle to Tell It | Enfermedades mentales, un factor en la desaparición de personas | Teen dating violence awareness month | Spurs superstars don aprons for Champions Against Hunger fundraiser | The Poverty Pyramid: Who’s Got it Worst in America? | First-Ever NoH8 Photo Shoot Slated for SA | Dr. Ramamurthy receives Bexar County Medical Society’s highest honor | South San Pizza Man spreads hope one slice at a time | San Antonio women fighting to lower Texas’ soaring maternal mortality rate | SAISD Teens help community prepare taxes | Autism Treatment Center Expansion to Boost Services for Growing Community | Lending a hand where it’s needed most: Why one couple left Stone Oak for the East Side

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Everyone is Important

Everyone is Important

The lion king was busy appointing various animals at different posts. The cheetah had been made the army commander because he was quick to think and the fastest runner. The wise elephant had been made the prime minister. Time passed by and other animals also got their...

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The Snake Who Stopped Hissing

The Snake Who Stopped Hissing

Once in small village lived a snake who used to attack and kill village animals. Villagers wanted to respect all creatures but they hated that snake because snake was not just attacking animals but now it also attacked the villagers children. All the villagers wanted...

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Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

TC Calvert & Mario Salas named as 2018 SA Peace Laureates | District 10 Councilman honored for ensuring equal access to deaf community | Disturbing new human trafficking film features SA case | Life ‘forever changed’ after arm severed during vicious pit bull attack | Jammin’ Jams Fruit & Nut Tree Adoption | Parker keeps alive tradition of unselfish Spurs stars | NCAA Final Four to leave legacy in Alamo City | Private Company Aims To Lift San Antonio Schools, But What Happens After Grant Ends? |CASTtech students design coloring books for children’s hospital | Homeless advocates spend night on streets counting number of those in need | San Antonio mom who lost 16-year-old son to suicide traveling state with story | Leading the way in District 7 | Feds back S.A. whistleblower on VA transplant problems | New program brings battlefield strategies to local trauma centers | By the Numbers | With or Without U.S. Funding, Unesco Celebrates American Cities | Big Brothers, Big Sisters in need of male volunteers | Remains from Auschwitz victim laid to rest in San Antonio | Antonian Prep high school students give back after tragic deaths | S.A. cycling community offers help after teen fatally shot | San Antonio woman finds strength helping other grieving parents | Animal Care Services says it rescued 12,688 animals in SA in 2017 | In San Antonio, How Does Where You Live Affect Your Opportunities? | Sandoval: Public Health, Budget Equity is Critical to SA’s Future | SAPD training to handle mentally ill citizens following two deadly officer-involved shootings | Local organizations work to help victims of human trafficking | Following $25M Gift, UT Health SA Cancer Center Renamed After Mays Family | International Music Festival Bridges Nations Through ‘Universal Language’ | Growing safe, affordable housing | Rotary Global Education Grant will help UTSA senior bring clean water to Africa | Amid political uncertainty, SAC welcomes undocumented students | High Demand For Pre-K 4 SA Continues As San Antonio’s Population Grows

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Winning and Losing

Winning and Losing

Once a young man came to the Abbot of a monastery and said, “I really want to become a monk but I haven’t learned anything of importance in my life. Only thing i know is how to play chess because that’s what i have been learning from my father from young age but I...

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