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Cultivating Resilience One of the pivotal goals of holistic health care is cultivating resilience, the ability to absorb change and to bounce back from setbacks, disappointments, and failures. In an article in The Harvard…
A Prayer of Gratitude for the Paris Climate Change Agreement On Saturday, December 12, after months of preparation and a week of discussion, representatives of 195 countries agreed on a historic document addressing the issues and problems associated with clim…
An Internet Sabbath Here's something to think about. Could you stay offline for a day – perhaps by taking an Internet Sabbath? Could you still do your job? Would your family and friends worry about you? How would you…
A Prayer for Global Refugees Balm to the Weary, we are shocked and saddened by the news that there are more refugees in the world today than have been recorded since the United Nations began collecting numbers in the early 1950…
A Prayer for Victims of the Terrorist Bombings at Istanbul Airport The shock of losing a loved one or a community member to a terrorist's bomb or gunfire is no small thing. And there are no safe places anymore – not movie theaters, dance clubs, churches, airports…
A Prayer for Family and Friends of Those Who Have Committed Suicide More Americans now die of suicide than in car accidents and from 1999 to 2010 the suicide rate among those ages 35 to 64 rose by nearly 30 percent. The most pronounced increases were seen among men …
A Prayer for Exploited Working Children in India In an article in The New York Times, Gardiner Harris reveals that 28 million children between the ages of 6 and 14 are working in mines, factories, construction sites, shops, and farms in India. Thi…
A Prayer for Ending the Global Arms Trade Ya Salaam, O God the Peacemaker. How can we have peace when the world is being flooded with weapons? Arms are being sold throughout the developed and developing world, with the United States as the …
A Prayer for Africa's Animals Lover of Animals, we are grieving the death of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe. We are concerned about all the other African lions, rhinos, and elephants who are victims of poachers and "trophy" hunters.…
A Prayer for a Fallen Hero God has given us the great gift of sharing the planet with heroic and compassionate animals. Some of them are rescue dogs who search for those trapped in the rubble of businesses, houses and offices…