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Basket on the River By Zainab Umarfor KidSpirit's Storytelling and Narrative issue. Almost as if it were part of the story itself, I can recall the day my mother told us the tale of Hazrat Musa like it happened jus…
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…
A Prayer for Malala Yousafzai and Pakistani Girls On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old schoolgirl in Pakistan, was shot in the head by Taliban militants in the Swat Valley, who claimed she had become a "symbol of Western cul…
A Prayer for Victims of Sexual Abuse November 2011. The former Defensive Coordinator for the Penn State University football team, Jerry Sandusky, was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting 8 young boys over a 15-year period. Muc…
Nurses in the Making “I put the flowers that Linda's family sent at the nurse's station. Before Linda died, I had come to talk with her, her husband, and their two adult sons. I did that every Saturday for three mo…
"I" is for Imagination There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not? — George Bernard Shaw Often, the most intense forms of beauty ris…
The One Great Sadness We can then see our own suffering as a voluntary participation in the one Great Sadness of God. . . . Within this meaningful worldview, we can build something new, good, and forever original, whi…
My Face The poet Rainer Maria Rilke used to spend his lunch hour outside watching the faces of the people walking by; he found it a pleasant way to pass time. One day he wrote in his notebook: "It never occ…
Beauty Feeds a Different Kind of Hunger: An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams Terry Tempest Williams is one of S&P's Living Spiritual Teachers who has for years been active in various efforts to save the environment. At the same time, she has written beautiful spiritual books…
Don't Miss the Party Slogan How do you spell relief? — Rolaids advertisement Taoist Wisdom Those who are open-eyed are open-minded; those who are open-minded are open-hearted. — Lao Tzu in the Tao Te Chi…