Entries tagged with “Prayers”

Rabbi Rami: Can God incarnate as both Christ and Krishna?

Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler

Rediscovering the Rosary

Not a rosary person? No matter your beliefs, you may be surprised at the power of this famous tool.

Saying Grace: Mealtime Blessings Around the World

Whether we bow our heads over pasta or pad thai, giving thanks connects us not only with a higher power, but with each other.

Soul Prayers

Prayer is an important spiritual practice. We don’t always receive what we ask for but I have found that this kind of conversation itself brings great healing. Lately, I have been …

Spirituality and Prayer

Spirituality and prayer: What’s the precise connection? “When asked if I pray, I used to say ‘no.’ ... Now when such a question is posed, I ask what the questioner means by prayer before I answer.”

The Comfort of My Prayer Time

I think we are all called to prayer, to talk to our God about what is happening in our lives. When we are worried about life-changing health issues, who better to talk with? If a m…

The Discussion: How Can I Pray Better?

And should better prayer even be a goal?

The Gift of Breath

A dear friend of mine recently succumbed to emphysema. Before he became ill, he’d been a scholar and a poet and a social activist. He’d had a passion for beauty in all its myriad f…

The Power of Interfaith Prayer to Unite Cultures and Religions

What happens when people of different faiths pray together? According to Gandhi, prayer is a ‘longing of the soul.’ And when individual souls come together to pray—even when …

The WTF Prayer

Creating the change you want to see in the world requires first welcoming all of your emotions, even the difficult ones, and then moving forward with clarity.

Transform Your Life One Morning at a Time

Julia Cameron’s classic practice is much more powerful if you choose the right God.

Transform Your Life One Morning at a Time

This now classic practice is much more powerful if you choose the right God

Turning to the Morning: Sunset Rituals

By Lissin Lev ChayaEver since I was little, no matter where I was, I knew when the sun was going down. When I moved to the Pacific Ocean 15 years ago, my awareness became a daily s…

When We Enter Silence: Shanti, Shalom, Salaam, Peace

By Kevin O’Brien When you walk into the chapel at Christ’s Peace House of Prayer in Easton, Kansas, you remove your shoes as you step on holy ground. In its glory, religious symbo…

Who's Afraid of Gods?

Just how scared of Satan do you have to be to flee in the face of a non-Christian prayer? This morning I hosted one of my bi-monthly lunches as Wisdom House at Scarritt-Bennett Ce…

Why I Pray

One of my most precious experiences was finding a list in my dad’s handwriting as I sat in his recliner in my parents’ home. When I asked my mom about it, she told me it was his pr…