Every country has a homeless problem, but I cannot think of another developed country that scorns its homeless people more willfully, thus exacerbating their physical, emotional and mental health issues, sometimes beyond repair.
Ven. Dr. Pannavati is both contemplative and empowered for compassionate service. She just returned from South India where she established the first nunnery for "Untouchables," and she told me about the urgent need for support for girls and women.
Bernie Glassman is out in the trenches working to make the world a better place. I read his book "The Dude and The Zen Master" and thought it was a truly incredible book about two great friends talking about the good life.
Approximately 16.7 million American children live in households that do not have access to enough nutritious food to lead healthy, active lives. How do we bear witness to this pain? How do we feed our hunger for equity and harmony?