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A Prayer for Pit Bulls Lover of All Creatures, in our experience a well-loved, well-trained pit bull is the gentlest of gracious creatures, the epitome of loyalty, albeit perhaps a bit shy. You could hardly have given us …
A Prayer for the Prospering of the Poor People's Campaign Visions for a more just and compassionate world can take decades to come to fruition. We now have the soul-stirring opportunity to be part of Dr. Martin Luther King's Poor People's Campaign, inaugur…
A Prayer of Gratitude for Bayan Claremont Bestower of Authenticity, thank you for people courageous enough to stand on principle even when it means risking the loss of needed funds. Our team at Spirituality & Practice is grateful and honore…
A Prayer in Awe of Mamoudou Gassama's Spontaneous Courage What we do in emergency situations speaks volumes about who we are, as 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama's courage and quick reflexes show. Upon seeing a child dangling from a fifth-storey Paris apartmen…
A Prayer for a Sober View of Disaster "No one ever understood disaster until it came," wrote Josephine Herbst in Nothing Is Sacred. Sadly, people who are now facing hurricane inundations, wildfires, and earthquakes know that feeling of …
Praying in Times of a New Abnormal As of this writing on November 16, 2018, the death toll from California's Camp Fire has risen to 63 — making it the deadliest wildfire in California history — and the list of the missing contain…
A Prayer from Charlottesville Bestower of Peace, it is hard to know how to pray as respect and civility in the United States unravel at the seams. It's even harder to know how to pray when incivility turns murderous. Source: …
A Prayer for Our Role in Climate Change Image credit: Hurricane Michael on October 9, 2018, from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration As of this writing in October 2018, we're facing into the devastation of the third stro…
A Prayer in Solidarity with the Walk-Out and 7,000 Pairs of Shoes When a school shooting happens, there is usually one lone shooter. By contrast, the steady response to school shootings — recently given yet another boost of fervent energy by the students of Marj…
A Prayer for the World's Conscience May 15, 2018 was the 70th anniversary of Yawm an-Nakba, which translates from Arabic as "Day of the Catastrophe." It commemorates the displacement of 700,000 Palestinians from their homeland when th…