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A Prayer for Exploited Working Children in India In an article in The New York Times, Gardiner Harris reveals that 28 million children between the ages of 6 and 14 are working in mines, factories, construction sites, shops, and farms in India. Thi…
A Prayer for Children Being Used as Suicide Bombers O Keeper of Justice in the Universe, we are troubled by the use of children as suicide bombers by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Fact: Recently a 10-year-old sister of a Taliban commander was g…
A Prayer for Ending the Global Arms Trade Ya Salaam, O God the Peacemaker. How can we have peace when the world is being flooded with weapons? Arms are being sold throughout the developed and developing world, with the United States as the …
A Prayer for Africa's Animals Lover of Animals, we are grieving the death of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe. We are concerned about all the other African lions, rhinos, and elephants who are victims of poachers and "trophy" hunters.…
A Prayer for Awareness of Sanctity of Life On March 15, 2019, we awoke to news of 49 killed and dozens injured in shooting attacks at mosques in New Zealand, which had long been considered a haven from such violence. After shock and sorrow, …
A Prayer for a Fallen Hero God has given us the great gift of sharing the planet with heroic and compassionate animals. Some of them are rescue dogs who search for those trapped in the rubble of businesses, houses and offices…
A Prayer about the Death Penalty God of Justice, in the United States, the death penalty is used as the ultimate form of punishment for heinous crimes. This barbaric practice is rejected in most other countries of the world. Su…
A Lamentation over Burned Crops Crop fires have become a weapon of war in Iraq and Syria. An article on Morning Ag Clips reports that farmers were looking forward to the best harvest since war began across the region, but now once…
"T" is for Transformation So you must not be frightened . . . if a sadness rises up before you larger than any you have ever seen; if a restiveness, like light and cloud-shadows, passes over your hands and over all you do. Y…
"A" Is for Attention "Pay attention. Stay awake and totally alert. See with receptive eyes and discover a world of ceaseless wonders." — Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat in Spiritual Literacy ‚Äč Atten…