Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

The Dharma or Buddhist Teachings Protect Warriors Like Chivalry

| April 12, 2011

The Dharma or Buddhist Teachings Protect Warriors Like Chivalry Quote of the Day – On Buddhism The more one comes to understand the Dharma, or Buddhist teachings, the weaker will be the grip of pride, hatred, greed, and other negative emotions that cause so much suffering. Applying this understanding to daily life over a period […]

There is Sacredness in Grief – A Quote by Charles Simeon

| March 21, 2011

Untitled Document Quote of the Day by Charles Simeon "Be not hasty to offer advice to those who are bowed down with a weight of trouble. There is a sacredness in grief which demands our reverence; the very habitation of a mourner must be approached with awe." ~ Charles Simeon As one who hath carried […]

Lena Horne Remembered at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

| February 28, 2011

If You Just Smile "It`s not the load that breaks you down, it`s the way you carry it." ~Lena Horne Last night at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, the traditional memorial montage included tributes to many beloved movie stars, including the African-American singer/actress Lena Horne. Lena first achieved fame in the 1940’s and then spent […]

John F. Kennedy Speech to the United Nations Seeks Peace Within

| December 10, 2009

Quote of the Day “But however close we sometimes seem to that dark and final abyss, let no man of peace and freedom despair. For he does not stand alone. If we all can persevere, if we can in every land and office, look beyond our own shores and ambitions, then surely the age will […]

Lady Gaga with Ellen DeGeneres and Monster Ball with Mark Kanemura

| December 2, 2009

Quote of the Day “The whole point of what I do – The Monster Ball, the music, the performance aspect of it – I want to create a space for my fans where they can feel free and they can celebrate,” It’s all about letting people who don’t fit in know that someone out there […]

Quote of the Day by Amanda Lindhout, Canadian Journalist Freed From Captivity

| November 26, 2009

Quote by Amanda Lindhout “So, basically, my day was sitting on a corner, on the floor, 24 hours a day for the last 15 months. There were times that I was beaten, that I was tortured.   It was an extremely, extremely difficult situation…….In that darkness,  I would just try to escape in my mind to […]

"If you look for truth outside yourself" – Zen Master Tung-Shan’s Words

| September 15, 2007

Half dim from the silver twilight,  Merlin’s sapphire eyes and parted lips, looked upon the array of Knights before him.     A messenger of comfort to the silent Knights of the Pain Table, he gently tread over endless space to find the words of truth from Tung-Shan. “If you look for the truth outside yourself, It […]