Hope and Despair

The tragic shootings at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston have weighed heavily on so many of us. I have felt it and talked with many others who are struggling to make sense of what is… Read More

Q&A: How do I foster compassion when it feels like the world does not?

Hello!  After my email last week, I started to pay more attention to how news and events out in the world came up in our family life on a day-to-day basis. Those reflections reminded me of a question a… Read More

Mindful and Just Parenting: Cultivating the Courage of Radical Compassion

Although I have written about the research on the positive effects of mindfulness and presence in my book and in several articles, today focus is slightly different. I want to address that aspect of mindfulness that is the… Read More