Introduction and Afterthoughts by Tonen O'Connor, Resident Priest Emerita at Milwaukee Zen Center
The three inmates doing time for violent crime recount their early lives,…Continue
By Karen Fitzgerald for Illinois Times
Yoga is hardly the first thing that comes to mind as an activity for male prisoners. But two inmates who teach yoga classes at a state prison near Canton believe it is ideal for prison life.
“Yoga is my sunrise,”…
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Written by Emma Seppala, Ph.D. and Maaheem Akhtar of Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), for The Huffington Post, September 11, 2012.Continue
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The Latest from K.C. Walpole & the Gateless Gate Sangha
Thought I would share this because it is a little out of this world. As y’all know, am doing my 21st MBSR retreat and the newly constructed women’s prison called…Continue
In a six by eight foot jail cell there’s barely room for a bunk, a seatless toilet, and a postage-sized sink. The only other space you have in jail is in your head, and even that gets crowded with all the people you carry around in there who you resent for the things they did to you.
The world is pretty small when you’re locked up, especially if you’re a kid doing time with a healthy body that needs to move, energy sizzling through you like high tension wires, your emotions…Continue
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