While he was changing his tennis shoes, Mr. Rogers was quietly changing children’s lives — and ours as well.
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.
Buddhist children’s literature offers parents a fun, gentle way to share dharma concepts and practices with their kids.
The Little Spirits Garden in British Columbia gives parents “spirit houses” to memorialize children lost in miscarriage and stillbirth.
Whether meditating or doing headstands, Susan Moon’s small self continues to reach for something beyond.
In Japan, Jizo Bodhisattva is the “guardian of children who have died.” Zen priest and grief counselor Dojin Sarah Emerson recalls how the Jizo Ceremony helped after the death of her daughter.
We review “Where’s Buddha?” by Marisa Aragón Ware.
In this week’s Weekend Reader newsletter, LionsRoar.com’s Lilly Greenblatt draws inspiration from the wonderful minds of children.
Wounded by her work with abused children, pediatrician and Zen teacher Jan Chozen Bays found healing in a special ceremony invoking Jizo Bodhisattva.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion’s Roar magazine’s Andrea Miller appreciates the beginner’s mind of a child.