A Prayer in Response to Buddhist Leaders' Stance o… - September 20, 2017

A Non-verbal Prayer for Taming a Hurricane - September 8, 2017

A Prayer for a Sober View of Disaster - September 1, 2017

A Prayer from Charlottesville - August 14, 2017

A Prayer to Hear the Cries of the World - April 4, 2017

A Prayer of Gratitude for Bayan Claremont - March 8, 2017

A Prayer for Cheetahs and Other Nearly Extinct Ani… - January 4, 2017

A Prayer for Ending the Global Arms Trade - December 27, 2016

A Prayer for Trees in Peril - December 9, 2016

A Prayer for Our Times in the Words of Leonard Coh… - November 14, 2016

A Prayer for Pit Bulls - October 3, 2016

A Prayer for Protection of Sacred Lands and Waters - August 24, 2016

A Prayer for Leadership - July 22, 2016

A Prayer for Ending Police Racism and Violence - July 15, 2016

A Prayer for Victims of the Terrorist Bombings at … - June 30, 2016

A Prayer in Response to the Orlando Mass Shooting - June 12, 2016

A Prayer for Those Challenging the Tools of War - May 19, 2016

A Prayer for a Fallen Hero - April 26, 2016

A Prayer for Distracted Walkers - January 14, 2016

A Prayer of Gratitude for the Paris Climate Change… - December 14, 2015

Praying for Peace after Terrorist Attacks in Beiru… - November 14, 2015

Praying for Americans Living on Less Than $2 a Day - October 6, 2015

A Prayer about Climate Change and Wildfires - August 24, 2015

A Prayer for Africa's Animals - July 29, 2015

A Prayer for Global Refugees - July 20, 2015

Prayer to Stop Wasting Food - July 16, 2015

Celebrating the Dalai Lama's Birthday - July 6, 2015

A Prayer for the Change-Makers in America - July 2, 2015

A Prayer to Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage - June 26, 2015

A Prayer for Courage after the Charleston Shooting - June 19, 2015

A Prayer for Those Helping Elders to Age at Home - June 2, 2015

A Prayer for Animal Protections and Rights - May 29, 2015

Prayers and Practices for Victims of the Earthquak… - April 26, 2015

Prayer for the Oceans and Marine Life - March 9, 2015

Prayer for All Victims of Violence and Oppression … - March 2, 2015

A Prayers for Three Muslim Students Killed in Nort… - February 13, 2015

A Prayer for New Audiences for Visual and Performi… - January 19, 2015

Prayer for the Victims at Charlie Hebdo - January 16, 2015

A Prayer for Peace and Justice - December 18, 2014

A Prayer for the 145 School Children Murdered in P… - December 17, 2014

A Prayer of Gratitude for Faith Sharing on the Int… - December 4, 2014

A Prayer to End Global Economic Inequality - November 26, 2014

A Prayer for Victims of the Ebola Virus - October 15, 2014

A Prayer for Those in Their Prime Working Years Wh… - October 1, 2014

A Prayer for Victims of Sexual Violence - September 8, 2014

A Prayer for Food-Insecure Households - September 4, 2014

A Prayer for Those Suffering from Depression - August 13, 2014

A Prayer for Victims of Religious Hostility - August 12, 2014

A Prayer for the Children of Gaza - July 31, 2014

A Prayer for Those Who Are Grieving for the Passen… - July 23, 2014

Personal Experience with Religious Groups - July 23, 2014

A Prayer for the End of Violence in Palestine and … - July 21, 2014

A Prayer for Desperate Children Fleeing Gang Viole… - July 10, 2014

A Prayer for More Respect and Civility in Politics - June 30, 2014

A Prayer for More Religious Hospitality - June 20, 2014

A Prayer for a Purpose in Life - June 11, 2014

A Prayer for Victims and Families of the Turkish M… - May 19, 2014

A Prayer about the Death Penalty - May 14, 2014

Prayer for the Kidnapped Nigerian Girls and All Th… - May 12, 2014

A Lament for Dismaying Global Trends - April 30, 2014

A Prayer of Gratitude for Diversity in Marriage - April 24, 2014

A Prayer about Heaven - April 15, 2014

A Prayer about Climate Change - April 7, 2014

A Prayer of Gratitude for Internet Creators and Cu… - April 1, 2014

A Prayer for Strength, Patience, Courage and Hope … - March 26, 2014

A Prayer for Discernment by Wealthy Baby Boomers - March 17, 2014

A Prayer of Gratitude for All People Who Have Good… - March 14, 2014

A Prayer for Those Whose Jobs Are Disappearing - March 7, 2014

A Prayer for the Fish of the World in Peril - March 3, 2014

A Prayer of Thanks for Landmine Removers - February 26, 2014

A Prayer for Those Facing a Retirement Crisis - February 19, 2014

A Prayer of Thanks for the Music of the Legendary … - February 13, 2014

A Prayer for Those Returning Home from Prison - February 11, 2014

A Prayer to Quit Protecting Handguns Before Protec… - February 5, 2014

A Prayer for Those Who Are Sleep Deprived - February 3, 2014

A Prayer for Those Deported in 2012 - January 29, 2014

A Prayer of Gratitude for Those Looking After Rive… - January 27, 2014

A Prayer for All Readers - January 20, 2014

A Prayer for Children Being Used as Suicide Bomber… - January 17, 2014

A Prayer for Those Who Are Unconcerned About Econo… - January 15, 2014

A Prayer for All Those Affected by the Suicides of… - January 13, 2014

A Prayer for Mindful and Kind Uses of New Tech Dev… - January 7, 2014

A Prayer of Thanks for Online Information for Thos… - January 2, 2014

A Prayer of Gratitude for the Pleasure of Sharing … - December 31, 2013

A Prayer for Those Who Have Lost Loved Ones on Acc… - December 27, 2013

A Prayer of Thanks for Libraries and Librarians - December 23, 2013

A Prayer for the Victims of Domestic Violence - December 18, 2013

A Prayer for Being More Careful with E-Waste - December 16, 2013

A Prayer on Thinking Wisely about Radical Life Ext… - December 13, 2013

A Prayer about the Death Penalty - December 11, 2013

A Prayer for Fulfillment at Work - December 9, 2013

A Prayer in Support of Immigration Reform - December 6, 2013

A Prayer for Mentally Ill People - December 4, 2013

A Prayer for Syrian Refugees - December 2, 2013

A Prayer for Those Who Live Alone - November 27, 2013

A Prayer to Not Water the Seeds of Violence - November 25, 2013

Gratitude for Nuts - November 22, 2013

A Prayer for Those Sentenced to Die Behind Bars - November 20, 2013

A Prayer for Those Suffering as a Result of the Cu… - November 18, 2013

A Prayer for Cargo Ship Crews - November 15, 2013

A Prayer for Victims of Air Pollution in China - November 13, 2013

A Prayer for Canners - November 11, 2013

Prayer for the People of the Philippines - November 10, 2013

A Prayer for Orcas - November 8, 2013

A Prayer for Elders Postponing Retirement - November 6, 2013

A Prayer for Political Parties - November 4, 2013

A Prayer for the Oceans - October 30, 2013

Gratitude for a Decrease in AIDS-related Deaths - October 28, 2013

A Prayer about Our Use of Cars - October 25, 2013

A Prayer for Slaves - October 23, 2013

Lovingkindness for All Children - October 21, 2013

Rejoicing in More Positive Views of Homosexual Rel… - October 18, 2013

A Lament Over the Growing Gap Between the Rich and… - October 16, 2013

Gratitude for Trips Down Memory Lane - October 15, 2013

A Prayer about Time Spent on the Internet - October 11, 2013

Prayers for Peace in Syria - September 6, 2013

A Prayer for Family and Friends of Those Who Have … - May 7, 2013

Prayer for Mexicans Who Have Died in the American … - April 30, 2013

A Prayer Giving Thanks for the Pioneers of Multifa… - April 15, 2013

A Prayer for Monarch Butterflies - March 18, 2013

A Prayer for Exploited Working Children in India - February 26, 2013

A Prayer for Baby Boomers in Distress - February 11, 2013

A Prayer of Respect for All Women - January 21, 2013

A Prayer for Forgiveness of Our Daily Pollutions - January 14, 2013

A Poem for the Helpers in Newtown, Connecticut - December 14, 2012

Prayer for Perishing Trees - December 10, 2012

A Prayer for Holiday Shoppers - November 26, 2012

Prayers for Thanksgiving - November 20, 2012

A Prayer for an End to Hunger - October 22, 2012

A Prayer for Malala Yousafzai and Pakistani Girls - October 11, 2012

A Prayer for Africa's Elephants - September 5, 2012

A Prayer for Suicide Victims - August 29, 2012

A Prayer for Victims and Families of Earthquakes i… - August 13, 2012

A Prayer for Safety as We Gather Together - August 6, 2012

A Prayer for When the Unthinkable Happens - July 23, 2012

A Prayer for Health Care for All - July 2, 2012

A Prayer in Response to the Screams - May 7, 2012

A Prayer to Honor American Nuns - May 1, 2012

A Prayer for the Safety and Well-Being of Rhinos - March 29, 2012

A Prayer for the Fearless Protesters in Tibet - March 27, 2012

A Prayer for the Beached Dolphins - January 25, 2012

A Prayer for Those Living in PovertyUSA - January 20, 2012

Our First Year of "Praying the News" and a Prayer … - January 1, 2012

A Prayer for Victims of Sexual Abuse - November 18, 2011

A Prayer for Nonviolent Protesters - November 17, 2011

A Prayer for the 7 Billion People of the Earth - October 25, 2011

A Litany for Economic and Social Justice - October 2, 2011

Prayers for Americans Living in Poverty - September 14, 2011

A Prayer for Children Returning to School - August 30, 2011

A Prayer for those in the Path of Hurricane Irene - August 27, 2011

A Prayer for those Suffering in East Africa's Fami… - August 1, 2011

A Prayer for the Drought-Stricken Places - July 19, 2011

A Prayer for the Homeless in Minot, North Dakota - June 30, 2011

A Prayer to Celebrate the Legalization of Same-Sex… - June 25, 2011

A Prayer for the Tornado Victims in Joplin, Missou… - May 25, 2011

Prayers for Graduates - May 20, 2011

A Prayer for the Tornado Victims in Southern Unite… - April 29, 2011

A Prayer for and with the Wolves - March 30, 2011

A Prayer for Women Raped in War Zones - March 28, 2011

A Prayer for Victims of the Japanese Earthquake an… - March 12, 2011

A Prayer for the Bees - March 5, 2011

A Prayer for Libyan Refugees - February 28, 2011

Prayers For Gaddafi and Protesters in Libya - February 25, 2011

A Prayer for the Protesters in Wisconsin - February 21, 2011

A Prayer for the People of Egypt - February 1, 2011

A Prayer for the Mudslide Victims in Brazil - January 23, 2011

A Prayer for the Flood Victims in Australia - January 14, 2011

A Prayer in Response to the Arizona Shootings - January 10, 2011

A Prayer for Our Sufi Brothers and Sisters in Paki… - January 4, 2011

A Prayer for the Birds - January 1, 2011

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About This Blog

The daily news summons us to prayer. The people, situations, and events of our times call out for our compassion and God's healing presence. In this blog we will pray in a variety of forms as we lift up the needs of the world. We hope that by praying the news in this way we will also expand both our spirituality and our practice. More