Robert Putnam defined the social capital as the “collective value of … Read More

Practicing Compassion

  From compassion may come great bitterness or anger. But with training in the experience of compassion, we … Read More

Compassion-Inspired Art

The Appleton Compassion Project is a community art project involving over 10,000 Appleton … Read More

Far-Reaching Implications of the Charter for Compassion

“The Charter for Compassion is a summons to action, not just a feel-good thing,” British … Read More

‘Rachel’s Challenge’ Sparks Compassionate Chains of Kindness

You may have heard of the tragic Columbine High School massacre. Out of that tragedy has … Read More

How Quickly Some Christians Forget they Value Compassion

9/11 was a historic human tragedy, but we extend the tragedy by using it as an … Read More

Women Leaders could bring Compassion to Politics

Throughout recorded history, men have made the laws, even in democratic societies where both men and women can vote. True, … Read More

Meditation Builds Resilience in Caregiving

Meditation broadens our perspective and deepens our courage. The spaciousness of mind and greater ease of heart that arise through … Read More

How Doing Nothing Can Help You Truly Live

We come to meditation to learn how not to act out the habitual tendencies we generally live by, those actions … Read More

How Silence Can Help Us Unplug by Sharon Salzberg

And that in essence is what unplugging is about — not hating our habits of news consumption or social discourse … Read More