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A Prayer for the Drought-Stricken Places July 2011. The U.S. Drought Monitor shows that 29 percent of the country is in drought. Texas and other southern states in the U.S. are suffering from an exceptionally extreme drought, which has dri…
A Non-verbal Prayer for Taming a Hurricane In late August and early September 2017, we have seen an unprecedented series of category 4 and 5 hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic. Harvey and Irma created massive damage when they …
A Prayer for the Oceans O Guardian of the Earth, we recognize that we must deal seriously with the ramifications of climate change before it is too late for the oceans. Report: In a report issued by the International Un…
The Oxford Word of 2019 The word of the year for 2019 is "Climate Emergency," according to Oxford Dictionaries. Last year, that honor went to "Toxic." Climate emergency is defined as "a situation in which urgent action …
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 …
A Matter of Perspective By Aditya Naik for KidSpirit's Creation and Destruction issue. Can something be both creative and destructive? You may never have thought about that question. Your spontaneous answer might be…
A Prayer for Forgiveness of Our Daily Pollutions Global warming, notes this article by Jon Queally on CommonDreams.org, is making the world hot and dry and also cold and wet. It snowed last week in Jerusalem. China is enduring its coldest winter i…
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 an End to Hunger The World Bank and several United Nations agencies have reported that world hunger is gaining ground once again. Experts point to many causes for this, including droughts, high food costs, climate c…
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…