He was more than just the “civil rights leader” he is remembered as today. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of America’s greatest moral philosophers.
Lama Willa Miller offers five meditations to help accept the truth of climate change, laying the ground for a skillful response.
When the Buddha attained enlightenment, he touched the earth. If he touched it now, it would cry out in pain.
Greg Snyder on how to reclaim the grace and humanity that our access to guns has led us to squander.
Mushim Patricia Ikeda says it’s not enough to help others. You have to take care of yourself too.
There’s a powerful force for change in America, says Christian leader Serene Jones, but powerful forces oppose it. It’s a battle that is as much spiritual as political.
To change the world, says Jan Willis, we need hope. And hope grows from nonviolent actions, no matter how small.
A three-step contemplation to give yourself the compassion you need (and deserve).
In a seemingly divided America, political “centrism” is gaining popularity. But, from a Buddhist perspective, Buddhist teacher Ethan Nichtern argues, centrism is actually a kind of extreme.
Sharon Salzberg and Rev. angel Kyodo williams discuss how we can bring spirituality and politics together to build a more just and compassionate society.