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 […]

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 […]

Life is Water Dancing to the Tune of Solids at the Fountains of Bellagio

| November 14, 2009

Water, the Hub of Life. Water is its mater and matrix, mother and medium. Water is the most extraordinary substance! Practically all its properties are anomalous, which enabled life to use it as building material for its machinery. Life is water dancing to the tune of solids. ~Albert Szent-Gyorgyi When you are ill or incapacitated […]

Poets with Migraines -“Putting Our Heads Together” Poetry Contest Winners for 2008

| June 13, 2008

“A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.” ~ Francis Beacon Sr.  To be in such a prison of pain is very hard to describe, as it is difficult to comprehend the magnitude of the infliction.  Teri Robert,  a Lead Expert for, encouraged those who suffer […]

Leo Buscaglia – Stories of Christmas About Love – We Doth Miss this Teacher of Love

| December 20, 2007

Stories of Christmas Love Leo Buscaglia, a teacher like no other, who dared to teach about love. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.  ~  […]

"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 […]