If you use your difficulties to create art, says Ruth Ozeki, it will give them meaning.
According to Pema Chödrön, love and compassion are like the weak spots in the walls of ego.
The more we increase our ability to deal with our own difficulties, the more aware we are that we can’t solve the troubles of loved ones.
Lama Rod Owens on taking care of your own needs when you don’t see yourself represented in those around you.
Roshi Joan Halifax reflects on the idea of “wise hope” and why we should open ourselves to it.
When a car drove over her foot, Carla Beharry felt like her anger would never end. She soon learned that the only way out of suffering is through it.
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.
Perhaps these days of less sunlight are opportunities for more contemplative time, more looking deeply to see what can only be seen in the dark.
It is hard to like a man who is loud and obnoxious. Bulldog was not only loud and obnoxious, he was big and strong as well.
His son has been cancer free for six years now, but for James Hanmer the meaning of Frosty the Snowman has changed forever.