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Compassion includes working through disagreements

Compassion includes working through disagreements

by Rabbi Samuel M. and Lynn C. Stahl San Antonio Express-News, 14 April 2019  Since 1976, we have been fortunate to live in San Antonio, where we raised our children in what felt like an ethnically blind community. Throughout these many decades, we have experienced...

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War, peace begin in our homes, have global implications

War, peace begin in our homes, have global implications

Published in the Express-News, 31 March, 2019 When I heard about being one of the San Antonio Peace Laureates of 2019, I did a little research. I found that a peace laureate is “(One) who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for...

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Golden Rule to be held up as a shining example

Golden Rule to be held up as a shining example

Published in the Express-News, 30 March, 2019 Immigration officials this week released dozens of migrants in Del Rio, a town that has no shelter, no real bus station and one part-time Catholic Charities employee. Making matters worse, they were dropped off Thursday...

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Getting Rid of the Plastic

Getting Rid of the Plastic

Ever since we started making and selling compassion beads we've packaged them in little zip-top plastic bags. It made sense: they're affordable (about 2.5¢ apiece), lightweight, see-through . . . .but they are plastic. Most plastic ends up in the landfill. We thought...

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Blessing of the Peacemakers: 2019 Video & Photos

Blessing of the Peacemakers: 2019 Video & Photos

Since 2006, the peaceCENTER has celebrated The Blessing of the Peacemakers, a joyous hour-long interfaith ceremony featuring music, prayer, new inclusive and innovative rituals and inspirational speakers. It is the first event marking the beginning of the...

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News: “Leading a city of compassion,” E-N 2 July 2017

News: “Leading a city of compassion,” E-N 2 July 2017

San Antonio Express- News, 2 July 2017, Faith section by Elaine Ayala Photo: Billy Calzada /San Antonio Express-NewsOmar Shakir of Masjid Bilal embraces Mayor Ron Nirenberg this month at San Fernando Cathedral, where the new City Council received blessings from many...

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