The Path of Resistance When we see governments committing acts that harm people and the planet, the religions say "Resist!" These prayers, quotes, readings, practices, and websites will support you on this path. Justice
Communities of Hope Practices to build hope include dialogues, just getting out there, prayer, and imagining a house of hope. We do what we can, and there is plenty to do. Hope
The Strangest of Turns Taking courage from the gallant heart of Etty Hillesum. Peace
Wartime Prayers and Meditations A collection of prayers, meditations, teaching stories, and other devotional resources for times of heightened separation and war. Peace
Prayers and Meditations for Wartime - 1 A collection of prayers, meditations, teaching stories, and other devotional resources for wartime. Devotion
Prayers and Meditations for Wartime - 2 A collection of prayers, meditations, teaching stories, and other devotional resources for wartime. Peace
Prayers and Meditations for Wartime - 3 A collection of prayers, meditations, teaching stories, and other devotional resources for wartime. Peace
Prayers and Meditations for Wartime - 4 A collection of prayers, meditations, teaching stories, and other devotional resources for wartime. Peace
Prayers and Meditations for Wartime - 5 A collection of prayers, meditations, teaching stories, and other devotional resources for wartime. Peace
Prayers and Meditations for Wartime - 6 A collection of prayers and meditations for wartime. Peace
A Litany of Unity and Hope This litany, written for a New York City Christian congregation after September 11, is based on the Prophet Muhammad's words about peace and justice. Peace
Prayers for Our Leaders A collection of prayers for political and government leaders and the people who elect them. Justice
Spiritual Responses to the Death Penalty Perspectives on the implications and consequences of the death penalty from spiritual writers and filmmakers. Justice
Words Matter Quotes, readings, and spiritual practices to create a more civil society by taming the tongue, renouncing hurtful speech, and vowing to practice right speech. Kindness
Peace Prompts Twelve passages from peace activist John Dear that can be used to encourage the peacemaker in us all. Peace
Reflections on Revenge Revenge is on top at the movie box-office. But what do the spiritual traditions teach about how we should respond to violence and injustice? Forgiveness
What I Would Say to Osama bin Laden Reprint of an interview published originally in September 2001. Compassion
Facing Death Saint Benedict advised us to keep death daily before our eyes. How can we get beyond fearing death, wanting it out of sight and out of mind? Connections
Celebrating Diversity What has happened to unity within diversity? Here are ways to develop respect for those with whom we disagree or whose views we don't understand. Connections
The Spiritual Practice of Patience The world's spiritual traditions tell us that patience is good to have in times of stress and difficulty. Here are things you can do every day to increase your supply. Being Present