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A Prayer for the Homeless in Minot, North Dakota Thousands of people have lost their homes to flooding in Minot, North Dakota, as the Souris River has spilled over dikes and levees. Photographs show the widespread devastation caused by this natura…
A Prayer of Thanks for Libraries and Librarians Fountain of Wisdom, we, along those who responded to this poll, give thanks for and strongly value the public libraries in our communities for promoting literacy and improving the overall quality of…
A Prayer for Victims and Families of the Turkish Mine Disaster An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, on May 13, 2014, has become the country's worst industrial disaster. The death toll now stands at 301 after the last two bodies of mi…
Prayer for Mexicans Who Have Died in the American Desert A powerful documentary in the PBS series "Independent Lens" titled The Undocumented, directed by Marco Williams, focuses on efforts to identify the 200 Mexicans each year who die while making the cr…
A Prayer to Quit Protecting Handguns Before Protecting Children Great Heart of Love, help us to do everything possible to stop the senseless deaths of children who often have easy access to guns in the home. Fact: Every day, an average of 20 American childre…
Making TV a Part of Our Lives The gifted comedian Sid Caesar died at the age 91 on February 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, California. He changed things around in our suburban home during the early 1950s when television was just an…
A Prayer for Victims and Families of Earthquakes in Iran Two earthquakes in northwest Iran on Saturday, August 11, 2012, have killed 300 people and injured 2,600 more, according to reports from Reuters and other news agencies. The first quake register…
Celebration of Eid al-Fitr See the complete cartoon from above. by Saim Alam for KidSpirit's Rituals & Traditions issue. Eid al-Fitr means the celebration of the end of Ramadan and giving donations to those in need in …
FAQs about Immigrants According to a CNN.com report, gaining refugee status in the United States takes an average of 18 - 24 months and most of work is done abroad. This treasured designation involves screening by the U.…
Why We Enjoy Working So Hard In The Economist, Ryan Avent writes: "My work – the work we lucky few well-paid professionals do every day, as we co-operate with talented people while solving complex, interesting problems – is…