Suffering

Contemplation of Suffering and Compassion

Think about your past and try to remember the time in your life when you … Read More

Suffering of the Poor

Suffering in Word Pictures: While we generally associate extreme poverty with other parts of the world, … Read More

Violence of Men against Women: A Top Cause of Human Suffering

Contemporary human suffering is the focus of Independent Lens PBS film … Read More

Rescuing Children Living on the Trash Dump

Nancy McGirr, a professional war photo-journalist for Reuters News Service, while on assignment in 1991 in … Read More

Openness to Whatever Arises

After 25 years of police and criminal justice work, Cheri Maples co-founded the Center for Mindfulness & … Read More

The Mindful Street Cop

After 25 years of police and criminal justice work, Cheri Maples co-founded the Center for Mindfulness … Read More

Community for the Homeless

Imagine 3,000 homeless adults and children lined up outside a convention center in the middle of … Read More

Awareness & Mindfulness as Foundations of Compassion

The state of being mentally and emotionally sensitized to an object of suffering constitutes the first stepping stone of compassion … Read More

Suffering can be the Seeds of your Strength

After 25 years of police and criminal justice work, Cheri Maples co-founded the Center for Mindfulness & … Read More

Why do we often fail to fund adequate disaster relief?

“The worst disaster ever seen,” said the UN Secretary General today in describing the Pakistan … Read More