James Baraz is an American mindfulness meditation teacher and speaker. He is the cofounding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center and creator of the program Awakening Joy.
If we open to the possibility that a major paradigm shift of awareness around climate change is possible, we can become part of the tipping point that can make a huge difference to humanity, all other life forms and a planet crying out for our loving care.
For all their benefits to self and others, service and compassion can be challenging as a practice and a vocation. Here Norman Fischer provides some perspective to help us embrace our desire to help without being overwhelmed by its never ending nature.