COMPASSION BEADS ARE HERE!!!!
It starts with Compassion and ends with Love: Compassion, Dignity, Equinimity, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Humility, Integrity, Justice, Kindness and Love. Capped off with a golden bead symbolizing the Golden Rule: Treat Others as you wish to be treated yourself. Watch our video about the meaning of Compassion Beads and order from our ETSY Store.
CompassionNET, the community initiative to have San Antonio recognized as a world-class compassionate city, now has its own Web site and blog. www.sacompassionNET.org.
Saturday, June 22, 8:30-10:30 am
LABYRINTH OF COMPASSION:
Walk the labyrinth at Episcopal Church of the Reconciliation, 8900 Starcrest. Labyrinths have been around for over 4,000 years and are found in many religious traditions. Today, labyrinths are used for reflection, meditation, prayer and comfort. Information will be available about Abode, which provides compassionate care for dying persons by their loved ones and hospice and serves as a community education center that honors death and dying as a natural rhythm of life. This is part of the peaceCENTER's Pilgrimage of Compassion.
Saturday, July 6, 8-10AM: In honor of the Dalai Lama's birthday, people all over the world will be meditating about compassion. Here in San Antonio, Join us at the Japanese Sunken Gardens in Brackenridge Park for a walking meditation from 8-10AM. Other locations will be announced, so stay tuned. This is part of the peaceCENTER's Pilgrimage of Compassion.
Thursday, July 25, 7:00 pm: COMPASSIONATE POTLUCK:
Celebrating our diversity at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 5955 FM 78, San Antonio, TX 78244. (210) 452-3206. Bring a vegetarian food dish that celebrates your faith or ethnic heritage and the recipe to share with everyone; bring info on a community garden, farmer’s market, a cookbook, or a restaurant that provides healthy, diverse foods and a non-perishable food item for the Food Bank. The recipes and information will be combined into an “Compassionate Food Folder” for people to share. Lord of Life will provide utensils, plates & beverages. This is part of the peaceCENTER's Pilgrimage of Compassion
Other upcoming events
The Rotary Foundation is now accepting applications for the world-competitive Rotary Peace Fellowship. For more info, www.rotary.org/rotarycenters. All applications are due 1 July 2013.
Every Thursday since 2001: Peace Vigil, 4pm-5pm @ intersection of Flores & Commerce.