• Denver TOS collects "Shoes for Sherpas"

    Denver TOS members collected "Shoes for Sherpas" in cooperation with the Colorado Nepal Alliance.  Warm sturdy boots and a happy little pair of red Mary Janes will be sent to the Sherpa people of eastern Nepal.

  • TOS Annie Besant Model School, Rayagada, India

    The TOS Annie Besant Model School has come a long way since its modest beginnings in 1992.  The daily school routine begins with a short meditation period.  The school's current vision of developing theosophically based educational methods based on concepts put forth in Establishing Theosophical Schools is commendable, exciting and another step forward for Theosophy in today's world.

  • Socks for Joy

    Members in Southampton, Pennsylvania, shared holiday warmth by donating winter socks to be distributed to homeless veterans in Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love. 

  • Portland, OR lodge supports backpack program

    Members from Portland, OR support the "backpack program" at Chief Joseph/Ockley Green K-8 School in Portland, OR.  This national program run by Feeding America sends food home with low income children on the weekends guaranteeing them nutritious food all week long.

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From the President's Desk

August 2015

This issue of the Spirit of Service bears out the truth of something I can't help thinking over and over: theosophists are awesome! The stories below leave no doubt that our members are putting theosophy into action, giving of themselves in very meaningful ways. Best of all, their giving comes straight from the heart. These are no shrinking violets . . . they see a need and dive right in.

Are Animals Our Neighbors?

This booklet reflects on the basic principle of the major religions and ethical systems, summarized in “Love your neighbor as yourself,” and “Do unto others . . . .” This principle is probably more often broken than observed. It happens systematically because most cultures are stratified, and train their members to close down their hearts and imaginations to beings “beneath” them, “inferior” humans and especially nonhuman animals. They assume animals are our resources or property, not our neighbors. [node:read-more:link]

Helping the Dying (español)

La versión en español - 
'Ayudando al Moribundo'

Maria Rosa Martinez of the TOS in Argentina has kindly translated the booklet into Spanish. Maria Ester Larraza and Idarmis Rodriguez checked the translation. [node:read-more:link]


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