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Receiving Ritual Reading Joyce Rupp's book The Cup of Our Life, I was inspired to create a "receiving ritual" by this suggestion: "Hold the empty cup in your hands. Look at all the room the cup has for filli…
Isolated Diversity Written by: Olga Phaedra Pouppis In the Cypriot culture I have grown up in, “community” is perhaps one of the most important concepts.
Building Bridges By Grace Doyle and Biruni Hariadi The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom (SoSS) is a Muslim-Jewish interfaith organization that we, Grace and Biruni, are honored to be teen members of. The Sisterhood ha…
I Dwell in Possibility: Joining the Circus as a Spiritual Practice I'm the kid who ran away with the circus. Now I’m watering elephants. But I sometimes lie awake in the sawdust, dreaming I’m in a suit of light. Late at night in the empty big top I’m all a…
We Are Part of Nature By Michael Deschenes My full name, Michael North Deschenes, happens to describe what I view as one of the most important parts of my identity.
"B" is for Being Present “The biggest gift you can give is to be absolutely present, and when you’re worrying about whether you’re hopeful or hopeless or pessimistic or optimistic, who cares? The main thing is that…
Single Word By Ella Lombard for KidSpirit's The God Issue. And then there was — flight. It wasn’t the usual sort of thing to actually experience, she mused, a flock of butterflies swaying upwards like…
Aging and the Wisdom of Trees “From wonder into wonder, existence opens.” —Lao Tzu I dreaded turning sixty. For months before my birthday, I imagined a fire-breathing dragon lurking around the corner, waiting to …
"A" Is for Attention "Pay attention. Stay awake and totally alert. See with receptive eyes and discover a world of ceaseless wonders." — Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat in Spiritual Literacy ‚Äč Atten…