As his brother’s mind deteriorates, Cary Groner grapples with troubling questions about the ephemerality of the self.
It’s not easy, but getting your family to meditate could be the best thing you do as a parent. Gail Silver on how to interest your kids in breathing, seeing, and being.
If you’re spending the holidays with family this year, Jeremy Mohler has some advice for staying present when old wounds pop up.
What do you want to be for Halloween? Who do you want to be in life? Ira Sukrungruang on the costumes we wear.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Lion’s Roar’s Lindsay Kyte shares the meaningful moments that made her feel like family.
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.
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.
For years, Buddhist practitioner Leslie Davis felt she was too busy being a mother to practice Thich Nhat Hanh’s tradition of “Engaged Buddhism” properly. Eventually, she discovered that parenting itself is a form of Engaged Buddhism.
Sumi Loundon Kim offers five doable mindfulness tips for busy parents.