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.
“Martin Luther King Jr.’s work is not finished,” says Shinge Roko Sherry Chayat Roshi. We must continue it with gratitude on the endless path toward liberation for all.
Sharon Salzberg and Rev. angel Kyodo williams discuss how we can bring spirituality and politics together to build a more just and compassionate society.
Mind Our Democracy, a new civic engagement organization is encouraging people to vote in the midterm elections.
Dexter Cohen Bohn examines how the police killing of Breonna Taylor awoke the beginnings of a repatterining of justice in the American judicial system, and the work still to come.
Ann Gleig offers commentary on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ “Stop WOKE Act,” reminding us that “the path to awakening is not an easy one.”
If we don’t allow our practice to include the political, asks Brenna Artinger, then how can we stand up to those who do?
To change the world, says Jan Willis, we need hope. And hope grows from nonviolent actions, no matter how small.
Peace will only become a reality when world leaders come to negotiations with the ability to hear the suffering at the root of all conflicts.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.