It was cold inside and hot outside and the whole thing smelled like carnival food – but no one can fail to be moved when the Dalai Lama laughs.
When it comes to gratitude and compassion, it turns out that the Beatles were right, the love we make is equal to the love we take.
Neighborly love, dignity, giving and compassion. Who couldn't use a little more of all of these in their lives?
"Being a compassionate city is both the right thing and the necessary thing to do to ensure that we take care of all of our citizens," Mayor Fischer said. "There's a role for all of us in making sure no one is left behind or goes wanting."