Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

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 […]

The Passion of the Christ is Our Light in Suffering Psalm 22

| April 2, 2010

Our Offering “The Passion” is the Christian theological term used for the events and suffering – physical, spiritual, and mental – of Jesus in the hours before and including his trial and execution by crucifixion.    The Crucifixion of Jesus lies deep in the heart of Christian beliefs. What did Jesus feel as He endured injustice, […]

Suffering and Forgiveness – A Powerful Message on Good Friday

| April 2, 2010

One day a while back, a man, his heart heavy with grief, was walking in the woods. As he thought about his life this day, he knew many things were not right. He thought about those who had lied about him back when he had a job. His thoughts turned to those who had stolen […]

Maimed by Dogfighting Fay Becomes a Symbol of Hope & Courage

| January 17, 2010

Animal Survivors – Fay a Symbol of Hope Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind. Albert Schweitzer This is a story of extreme cruelty, extreme courage, extreme compassion and extreme love. But most […]

Self-Compassion Preferable to Self-Esteem Mark Leary of Duke University Explains

| January 5, 2010

Self-Compassion Self-compassion is extending compassion towards one’s self in times of hurt, failure, pain or suffering.   It differs from self-esteem, which involves a person’s overall evaluation or appraisal of his/her own worth.    In times of crisis, which benefits us the most? Mark R. Leary, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University, NC, […]

The Golden Age of Radio Mastered the “Theatre of the Mind”

| September 26, 2009

Old Time Radio There was a time when the radio shined into the doorways of almost every home, carrying the best of news and entertainment.  This Golden Age of Radio took place from the early years of radio in the early 1920’s till the 1950’s,  when television arrived on the scene. Old Time Radio (OTR) […]

Chronic Pain Should Be Considered a Disease – The Right Not to Suffer – Dr. Cousins

| September 17, 2008

Chronic  Pain Chronic pain is silent, invisible, stealth like,  merciless and unrelenting.    Those afflicted with chronic pain are suffering day by day,  often amidst a torrent of ignorance and helplessness.    But there are mavericks who observe that chronic pain is not being understood and  patients are being tortured each day by this fierce malady. In […]