Sister Martha Ann Kirk is a religious studies professor at the University of the Incarnate Word
and San Antonio’s 2013 recipient of the Peace Laureate:
“I teach spirituality, and part of that is teaching the spirituality of nonviolence. I teach the Charter for Compassion and invite people to work for San Antonio to be place of compassion and officially declared a “Compassionate City” in the International Campaign for Compassionate Cities.
Today, we do not have to live in the lies that perpetuate the rich getting richer and poor getting poorer. Truth, reconciliation and forgiveness can start with us.
Mandela and Gandhi listened to others and refused to consider them enemies. They refused to hate.”
You can read her whole article published 12/14/13 in the Express News MySA article HERE