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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…
Who Are You? In his blog called "The Haystack," Edward Hays, one of our favorite spiritual teachers, ponders the question "Who Are You?" and comes up with our capacity for awe and wonder. In the creative biograp…
Erasing Hurtful Speech A vow to carefully choose your vocabulary.
The Doldrums and a Nap In the perspective of the Christian monastic tradition, time is a precious gift of God in which there are places for both activity and pauses. I try to keep that in mind as I rise to greet the new d…
Watch Your Tongue Be very intentional about your speech.
Sitting Too Much Is the New Smoking We have read that sitting is the new smoking and when we sit all day hunched over our computers, we are doing irreparable damage to our precious bodies. In this article by Caroline Dowd-Higgins, she…
A Summer Evening on Skagen's Beach Reflections on a painting of a prayer stroll at the transition between day and night.
The Most Punctual Man In India Mahatma Gandhi's Ingersoll pocket watch was among the few material possessions he left behind. It signaled him to go to bed, shortly after midnight, and it was there when he arose at 4 a.m. On the d…
Emotional Intelligence A month of quotes and excerpts about getting in touch with your emotions.
A Prayer in Response to the Arizona Shootings On January 8, 2011, Gabrielle Giffords, a Democratic member of the U.S. Congress, was shot in the head outside a grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, while holding a public event. Six other people at t…