Compassion Games

Silicon Valley Interreligious Council and Carry the Vision Bring the Compassion Games to Silicon Valley

– Posted in: Compassion for Mother Earth, Compassion Games, Compassion Reports, Random Acts of Compassion, Service Projecs, Stories of Compassion, Sun Up Our Sanctuaries

We shall be a mighty kindness. - Rumi (and the Carry the Vision conference brochure) I was invited to introduce and help launch the Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest at the Carry the Vision 9th Community in Compassion Conference that took place in Silicon Valley on October 19th 2014.  It was amazing! Carry the [...]

Compassion in Prison Year Two: Let Them Eat Cake!

– Posted in: Compassion Games, Teams

The following article was written by Compassion Games Head Coach Sande Hart -- Energies and attitudes are high at the California Institute of Women’s (CIW) 2nd Annual Compassion Games.  Last year, Rev. Shayna Lester, a volunteer chaplain, first heard about the Compassion Games at a SARAH meeting (a women’s interfaith group that I co-founded) and [...]

2014 Leaderboard Results!

– Posted in: Uncategorized

Ta Da!! We have updated the 2014 Leaderboard with the numbers for this years games. We've gone through every report that was submitted for every day of the Games. Although the whole spirit of the Compassion Games is playful and fun, we take your efforts to report on your acts of compassion seriously. Of course, [...]

Susan Russell: “We ARE Community” – Real Change News Seattle Vendor of the Year

– Posted in: Compassion Games, Service Projecs

For those of us that live in Seattle we are painfully aware of the challenges of the homeless and those who are poor in our community.  One of the best homegrown solutions is a publication called Real Change News.  Real Change is a weekly progressive street newspaper based in Seattle written by professional staff and [...]

Day Nine: Contemplation on Charter for Compassion

– Posted in: Contemplations for Compassion

At the heart of all the world’s great wisdom and compassion traditions are sets of guidelines, principles, and practices to guide one’s choices and actions toward a more compassionate way of life.  For example, in the Judeo-Christian traditions these are articulated as the Commandments. In the Yoga Sutras there are the Yamas and Niyamas, guidelines [...]