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A Prayer for the Flood Victims in Australia January, 2011. Australia is experiencing the worst flooding in decades, affecting an area of the state of Queensland the size of Germany and France. Towns have been turned into islands amidst muddy …
A Prayer for Holiday Shoppers The December holidays mean that millions of people all over the world will head out to malls, department stores, and shops to purchase gifts. In the United States, the shopping frenzy started on "Bl…
Powerful Patience By Marwa Alalawi in the KidSpirit Power issue. Flickering streetlights streamed into my aunt’s bedroom as she hushed my cries with gentle strokes, tucking me into a sea of white linen. It w…
A Prayer for Children Returning to School It is that time of year as children leave behind their summer pleasures to return to school. The routines of getting up on time, putting things in order, doing homework, and keeping distractions to …
The Divine in Our Deeds Little Spirituality It is in the tiniest acts, the ones that no one sees, that we express who we are. — Virginia E. Lang in How to Bury a Goldfish Psychological Wisdom To be impatient is…
Patience & Courtesy & Airplane Travel We don't fly very often but when we do we are extremely aware of the many and varied chances to do spiritual practices before and during a flight. Here are a few of them, which we recommend to you f…
A Troupe of Very Determined Ground Squirrels When I started gardening, I wasn't expecting to learn about resilience, hope, and how to fight for democracy. As a graduate student I spent the majority of my time behind a computer screen or with a…
A Prayer of Thanks for Online Information for Those with Chronic Diseases Miracle Worker, we pray that you will continue to help those with chronic diseases to find the supplemental resources they need for coping with their illnesses. Fact: 45% of U.S. adults report t…
Feeling Short on Time? Try Something Awe-Inspiring According to an article by Stacy Kennelly published on the Yes Magazine website, a new study shows that experiences of awe ("the feeling we get when we come across something so strikingly vast in nu…
Ambassadors for Civility "Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image." — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Our spirituality is revealed to family, friends, neighbors, classmates, colleagues, and strangers…