Mar
29
11:00 AM11:00

2019 Spring Luncheon

Follow this link for more details and to register.

Please join us for Compassionate Houston's Annual Luncheon Fundraiser with Melanie Lawson, anchor and three-time Emmy winning reporter at KTRK ABC 13 News, as our panel moderator. Ms. Lawson will interview three Houston visionaries who, upon seeing a need, were called to compassionate action, and founded nonprofits that make a difference for our city.

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Apr
22
to Apr 28

Compassion Week

Called to Compassionate Action, join us for a week dedicated to cultivating compassion in Houston. Attend a workshop to foster compassion in yourself, or participate in a service project to put compassion in action, or both!

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Apr
22
to Dec 23

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Compassionate Houston’s Called to Compassionate Action Objectives:

1. To provide and support compassion skills education and practices across our city and the region
2. To provide opportunities for partners and individuals to network, thereby fostering innovative and synergistic solutions toward community needs.
3. To foster initiatives that nurture inter-cultural relationships and understanding.
4. To recognize innovative, compassion-focused individual and group projects and help connect volunteers with service projects.

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Apr
22
7:00 PM19:00

CW Insight Meditation

Radiating Compassion For Oneself Into the World
Insight Meditation

Weekly sittings are held on Monday nights from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Covenant Church, 4949 Caroline St. They are open to people of all faiths, or none. Currently, they are led by Ginger Clarkson, a Community Dharma Leader trained by James Baraz, Jack Kornfield and other teachers at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California. Typically, the sessions begin with a few minutes of Qi Gong exercises, followed by approximately half an hour of silent meditation. A talk applying principles of Buddhist philosophy to everyday life often follows, succeeded by discussion.

Parking is available for free. Chairs will be provided, but if you prefer to sit on the floor, please bring your own cushion or bench.

This is an ongoing offering. Visit the Insight Meditation website here.

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Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

CW Healing Circles - Women's Circle

Deep Listening Circle for Women

Healing Circles Houston is proud to offer Deep Listening – A Healing Circle for Women. We welcome you to join us from 6:00 – 7:30pm, every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, at The Jung Center.  Each meeting provides the opportunity to explore one’s own story while enhancing our capacity to listen deeply to one another.  

There is no charge and light snacks will be provided.  Please RSVP to Becky Dodds so that we know how many will be attending.

This is an ongoing practice. Visit the Healing Circles Website here.

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Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

CW Practical Compassion

Practical Compassion

Unity of Houston, Annex 104

“People are never the problem, strategies are the source of all conflicts.” This is my favorite quote by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D. I have been an avid student of Nonviolent Communication since my first introduction to it in 2010. Empathy and compassion are the only tools I have found effective for sustainably resolving intrapersonal and/or interpersonal conflicts. Though they may not work every time in every instance with every body (owing to skills and needs) they are the only stratagems to provide sustainable solutions in conflicts of any description in my experience.   — Ed Halloran

Class Facilitator: Ed Halloran

Class fee: Love Offering

This is an ongoing practice. Visit the Unity website here.

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Apr
25
7:30 PM19:30

CW Body of Compassion at Studio Nia Moves

Body of Compassion

Compassion Week
Body of Compassion at Studio Nia Moves in the Heights, led by Nadine Mongeard Mott. This class in Conscious Movement opens the opportunity for a powerful kinesthetic connection to our True Nature.This session will focus on the Heart Chakra and our experience of Self-Compassion. Suggested donation of $5.00 to $20.00 is asked.

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Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

CW Practice Houston Supper Club

Practice Houston Supper Club

Save the Date!

Gather around the table with the common goal of nourishing ourselves and our community with compassion and connection. The menu will include a variety of healthy foods and meaningful conversation starters.

$15 / person

Details coming soon. Facilitated by Brooke Summers-Perry
Contact programs@compassionatehouston.org to RSVP and/or offer support

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