When George Hodgman was a boy, he and his mother ended the day holding hands and praying. Not just for themselves, but for all the people in their tiny Missouri town.

Separation Between Church and Sport?


We see religion and sports converge time and time again. But should they really go hand-in-hand?

Call for Submissions: Gratitude


What are you grateful for?

Back Pain, Stress, and Prayer: A New Perspective on Healing

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Cynthia Barnett explores the idea of prayer for healing back pain.

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Margaret Rhee elegizes the Gaza dead in a prose poem of remarkable tenderness. Blending the personal and political, she questions “The difference between wound and womb…Palestinian and Israeli…You and me.”

Jealous Worship

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Dr. Jana Craft has been inspired by a fellow parishioner; his worship has stirred her heart (and made her a bit jealous, too).

A Practice For All People

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Jacob Max Winkler has been writing his own prayers for years. He recommends the practice highly.

Unforgettable Video: One Girl, Two Men and a Global Movement for Water


A crazily inspiring 3 minute reminder–we all drink from one global well, we are made of water and a countdown to 3pm, March 22, 2014.

Dude, You Want to Run That Creed By Me Again?

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Saying your creed is one thing. Meaning it is another.

A Prayer For Beyonce, Dedicated To Philip Seymour Hoffman


Jacob Max Winkler sees how celebrity worship leaves the human connection out of the equation. It’s time to change the way we love our stars.

Soul Bites: Kindness is the Answer to Confusion

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If any disciple will simply practice kindness, he will soon attain Supreme Perfect Enlightenment.
–Diamond Sutra

Talking to Dog

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Dave Karpel wonders how is it that talking to his dogs is easier than talking to God?

How to Channel the Infinite with the Help of a Saint


Jacob Winkler has found that this one medieval prayer has many modern uses.

“Do-less”—a Word That Needs To Be in Your Vocabulary


The Rev. Neil O’Farrell prays that good boys become good men

A Mystic’s Guide to Deep Happiness & Inner Guidance


For Jacob Winkler, written prayer can be a powerful emotional reset button, ushering in focus, compassion and even bliss.

5 Ways for Men to Take it Easy and Stress Out Less

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Joe Rutland shares his antidotes to perfectionism, workaholism and the money grind.