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A Prayer for the Victims of Domestic Violence Shekinah, we ask for your guidance and direction to protect wives assaulted in their own homes by husbands and partners. Fact: Serbia is in the grips of a domestic violence crisis: official figur…
A Prayer to Not Water the Seeds of Violence O Peaceful God, help us keep our children away from the attractions of violence and revenge. Study: The amount of gun violence in movies rated PG-13 has more than tripled since 1985, according t…
A Prayer for the End of Violence in Palestine and Israel In the worst bout of Israeli and Palestinian violence in more than five years, the death toll has risen to 518 Palestinians, including many women and children. Israel reports that 18 soldiers and 2 …
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 Libyan Refugees The United Nations refugee agency says almost 100,000 people have fled the fighting in Libya and gone to Tunisia and Egypt. The situation is now seen as a "humanitarian emergency." Many of these peo…
A Prayer for and with the Wolves On April 14, 2011, something unprecedented happened in the U.S. Congress. A budget deal to fund the government, negotiated by Republicans and Democrats and approved by the Obama Administration, incl…
Praying for Peace after Terrorist Attacks in Beirut and Paris The New York Times slideshow of photographs from Paris On Friday night, November 13, terrorists killed 128 people and injured 180 others in gun and bomb attacks in Paris, France. The victims were…
Armed Drones and Perpetual War Carrie Johnson in npr.org sums up a report by the Stimson Center, a nonpartisan Washington think tank that includes a number of former Pentagon and C.I.A. officials. It contends that the U.S. policy…
A Poem for the Helpers in Newtown, Connecticut December 14, 2012. A heavily armed young man opened fire at a Connecticut elementary school, killing 26 people, including 20 children in the second deadliest mass shooting at a U.S. school in histor…
A Good Guy with a Gun? A week after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the National Rifle Association announced its solution to stemming the tide of school shootings. "The only thing th…