Compassion Games

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 [...]

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 [...]

The “Compassion Today!” App and the Compassion Games!

– Posted in: Compassion Games, Compassion Reports, Compassionate Schools Movement

The “Compassion Today!” mobile app is a great way to PLAY the Compassion Games and to REPORT on the Compassion Map, now and year-round! Click here to download: The app is FREE and offers a wide array of resources to inspire daily “3D” compassion (caring for others, self, and the Earth). It has 1) [...]

Day Seven: The Breath of Compassion, Part I

– Posted in: Contemplations for Compassion

“Wisdom tells me I am nothing. Love tells me I am everything. And between the two my life flows.” --Nisargadatta Maharaj Of all the contemplations that we know of, this breath of compassion practice is without equal in its universally practical applications. Its power lies in reaffirming our dynamic interrelationship with all of life, awakening [...]

Compassionate Silicon Valley: The Heart of Innovation and the “Spiritual Element”

– Posted in: Business, Compassion Games, Faith/Interfaith, Teams

Silicon Valley is known as a hotbed of innovation. A fiercely competitive environment, it is a place in which discovering and promoting the next big thing is everything. Could it be that “compassion in action” is the next big thing? As it turns out, one of the most inspiring and effective teams in the 2014 [...]