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A Prayer for the Tornado Victims in Joplin, Missouri May 23, 2011: Over 116 people and counting were killed when a devastating tornado struck Joplin, Missouri. Pictures convey the terrible destructiveness of this natural disaster.
The U.N. Report on Climate Change Is a Call to Action for Spiritual Activists The recently released UN report "Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability" makes it clear that the effects of global warming are already here with food shortages, droughts, and vi…
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…
Many Ways to Take Phrases that have become so common that they are considered clichés have gotten a bad rap. I can't help but marvel at the creativity and variety of expressions that probably started out as out-of-t…
A Prayer for Victims of Religious Hostility God of All Nations, we pray that you will send your healing balm to those who have been the victims of religion-related violence, mob prejudice, harassment over attire, or other religion-related abu…
Praying for the People of Indonesia after the Earthquake and Tsunami On Friday, September 28, 2018, a 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia, triggering a tsunami with waves up to 10 feet high. Water toppled and swept away buildings in the coastal city of Palu, home …
Always a Beginning New Year's is my favorite holiday. It's a day to do rituals, count blessings, and set intentions. Here's a favorite poem for today. Nothing Is Ever Lost Always there is a beginning — a n…
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 …
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 Courage after the Charleston Shooting On Wednesday night, June 17, a young man walked into the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where people had gathered for Bible study and prayer. After sitting with them for …