"Concern with others' well being: that is compassion," the 77-year-old Buddhist spiritual leader declared. "Compassion must come from there," he added, pointing toward his heart.
In November 2011, the city council passed and the mayor signed a resolution committing to a multi-year Compassionate Louisville campaign. In doing so, Louisville (pop. 750,000) became the largest American city to make such a commitment.
As emporiums across the country continue to invent novelty confections, we can't help but think these gourmet delights are replacing cupcakes as the go-to sweet indulgence.
So many things that were once "gentlemen only" propositions have now become equal stomping grounds. But there are still a few things left that women seem strangely left out of. Bourbon seems like one of them.
Welcome to the 2013 Final Four Harkboard (TM)! What is a Harkboard? It is an interactive infographic with embedded sound bites. There are hidden sound...
Somewhere in this terrible moment I thought about manhood, how it is often defined in our society. And how these players were openly rejecting what many of us had been taught since we were boys: That men do not cry.
We'll eventually hear Kevin Ware's version of the injury, but from experience I know that on impact his brain and body instantly coursed with the hormone epinephrine which elicits the classic fight or flight response, intense focus, and often masks or dulls the initial searing pain.
Here's a look at five higher seeds that drew well -- a factor always worth considering when filling out your bracket.
These 10 markets should set the pace as the national housing market continues to return to health next year. Here's to a healthy 2013!
Since before Hauck's Market opened 100 years ago, Schnitzelburg has had an amazingly warm, tight, community. But people like myself are threatening it. We're not trying to ruin Schnitzelburg, but we are anyway.
This is a story about how college sports can -- and in this case, I hope, will -- vivify the intellectual, cultural and economic life of an old, but now very much alive, industrial city in Kentucky.
Where The Hunger Games are the imagined price of a failed transition to sustainable prosperity, Compassion Games are the authentic reward for successful transition. May kindness be with you in the game of life!
It was a bit muddy that day and I find Torquil rinsing his shoes in our little bus sink above the drinking glasses. Torq tells me not to worry and that he will wash all the dishes, but I can't help but feel like I am drinking Torq's shoes for the rest of the week.
One of the wonderful features of Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to the University of Louisville on September 24, and there were many, was the significant length of time that was given over to questions and answers.
Women are running these businesses on their own terms, creating new standards that affect positive change.
Our goal is an ambitious one -- to end the killing of healthy or treatable dogs and cats in animal shelters. We don't pretend this is easy, but we are always mindful that animals like Oliver need our help.