Thich Nhat Hanh answers a retreatant’s question on what to do in the face of suffering. “Anything you do for yourself, you do for the world.”
Mushim Patricia Ikeda talks about dealing with physical pain in meditation.
A teaching on Tonglen practice by Pema Chödrön, and how it begins by taking in our own suffering before we can help others.
In the difficulties of your life, says Pema Chödrön, you will discover your natural love and warmth.
Even when it feels like you’re lost in the universe, Emily Horn explains, you can face the unknown with a still and calm heart-mind.
When we accept dukkha or suffering in all its forms we stop denying it. A person is noble when one understands dukkha and how to work with it.
Bhikkhu Bodhi on the stern but eloquent teachings of chronic pain.
From the Under 35 Project, Scott Lillico shares a short piece on mindfulness, spirituality and reflections on dealing with pain.
Here’s the latest from The Under 35 Project by Carol Lorton Shilor, about finding clarity in the darkest moments.
From The Under 35 Project: Michael Felberbaum on the harsh and difficult realities of meditation that don’t get advertised in pop culture.