Throughout her life, GaBrilla Ballard has often vacillated between the extremes of grasping and pushing away. In a seemingly mundane moment, she finds the beauty of the center.
You may fail to change the system, says Courtney E. Martin, but it’s a good failure if you’ve made life a little kinder or more beautiful.
In our Weekend Reader, Tynette Deveaux shares why we must put the Buddhist teachings to work in the face of climate change.
In this time of so much loss, says Joan Sutherland, we need to come to terms with grief.
Sylvia Boorstein on how to rescue your mind when confusion overwhelms it into suffering.
Joanna Hardy teaches us the famed Buddhist practice of metta – offering love to ourselves and others.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Lion’s Roar Special Projects’ Rod Meade Sperry explores the real meaning of mindfulness.
Lion’s Roar Special Projects editorial assistant Sandra Hannebohm looks at wabi-sabi and the perfection of imperfection.
The Buddha saw an old man, ill man, dead man, and wise man. As her father’s health declined, Minal Hajratwala saw these same sights.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Ray Buckner explores how following desire allows us to show up as our most genuine selves.