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A Prayer to Hear the Cries of the World On Monday, April 3, 2017, Lion's Roar: Buddhist Wisdom for Our Time posted "Stand Against Suffering: An Unprecedented Call to Action by Buddhist Teachers," a call for Buddhists and all people of fai…
Jobs Now Require Emotional Intelligence It has been assumed that workers will have to be trained in software engineering, biotechnology or advanced manufacturing to survive in the future job market. But, according to Livia Gershon in a fa…
Prayer for the Kidnapped Nigerian Girls and All Their Sisters The evening of April 15, 2014, armed men stormed into a boarding school in northern Nigeria and herded hundreds of girls into their vehicles; 50 girls escaped but 276 are still missing. They were ta…
The Future of Robot Caregivers Large numbers of people are entering the stage of life where they need the services of caregivers to meet their physical and emotional needs, and there are just not enough of these skilled professio…
Prayer for the People of the Philippines Typhoon Haiyan, which slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday, November 8, 2013, is the strongest typhoon of the year and one of the strongest storms on record. It also appears to be t…
A Prayer for Victims of the Ebola Virus God of Mercy, be with those who are suffering and dying from Ebola, a deadly hemorrhagic disease caused by a virus. Comfort those in mourning and bring peace to those in caught up in panic. FACT…
Praying for Endangered Species Photo Credit: Barbary Ape by Alexas_Fotos, courtesy of Pixabay In The Week, August 30, 2019, we learn that according to the United Nations up to one million species face extinction. The Trump Adm…
Heroes Who Practice "Mercy Medicine" Here in the U.S., we hear a lot of complaints about medical care, especially for poor people. Even with the option of "Obamacare," many people are not well insured and are relying on emergency rooms…
A Prayer for Suicide Victims Newspapers, magazines, and television reports deliver the story of another suicide: a famous filmmaker leaps to his death off a bridge, a college student exposed by classmates as being gay takes his…
A Prayer about the Death Penalty God Who Breaks Chains, 32 American states have the death penalty for certain crimes. Public opinion remains divided on this practice, even after something went wrong during the lethal injection exec…