Call for Submissions: Gratitude

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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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Prayer

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

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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

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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

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

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

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

A Mystic’s Guide to Deep Happiness & Inner Guidance

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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.

Why Honest Faith Requires Honest Doubt

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How do you deal with doubt in your own spiritual journey?

Syria: An Atheist’s Prayer

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As the international community debates, an atheist resolves to take action.