What can humanitarian service achieve? With faith and dedication, it can achieve almost anything.
When Sri Chinmoy founded The Oneness-Heart-Tears and Smiles program in 1991, it had a similar premise to his previous projects for world harmony: with each individual served, the world moves a little closer to perfection. Rather than providing foreign aid, the volunteers are encouraged to see this as a humble service to their brothers and sisters.
Read more in Mark Juddery's column.