Prayer for Compassion

Prayer for Compassion Then we can pray a prayer like David Mains prayed years ago. He was once pastor of the Circle Urban Church, an inner city church in Chicago, and one day, in the course of his ministry among such great need, he prayed, “Lord, let me see the world as you see it, […]

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A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Peace Oh Lord, sometimes my insides feel like a battle zone, where missiles are falling too close to home. Other times I’m caught in an endless storm, with thoughts flying out of control. Confusion reigns, and defeat creeps in to steal my joy. I need your peace—the deep-down-in-your-heart kind that stays with […]

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To All Ballplayers Everywhere….Take a Knee

To All Ballplayers Everywhere….Take a Knee Take a little trip to Valley Forge in January. If you don’t know where that is, just Google it from the sidelines. Hold a musket ball in your fingers and imagine it piercing your flesh and breaking a bone or two. There won’t be a doctor or trainer to […]

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At the Wall…

An American journalist hears about an elderly Rabbi who has been praying at the Kotel, the Western Wall, twice a day, every day, for over five decades. Sure enough, she visits the holy wall and there he is. She watches him engrossed in prayer, and when he turns to leave she introduces herself and asks […]

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Interview With God

Interview with God I asked : “What’s the one thing that surprises you most about mankind?” He answered: “That they get bored of being children, are in a rush to grow up, and then long to be children again. That they lose their health to make money and then lose their money to restore their […]

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Shifts In Our Own Souls

Underneath the surface of the Earth are shifting monumental plates or tectonic plates. Far, far deeper than we can see, these moving tectonic plates form part of the foundation for continents, oceans and countries. When these plates shift, earthquakes happen. Fault lines surface up to the outer shell of the surface of our planet. These […]

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Thirty Seconds Alone With God

  Our Twitter and Facebook habits make praying harder than ever. But before we look at the stats, let’s take a moment to appreciate the magic of conscious life, the capacity to focus on one thing, like this article and this unfolding sentence, following it along until it ends with a little dot. No doubt, […]

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More than 50 million Muslims are willing to support those who carry out terror attacks to defend their religion, migration expert warns the EU

More than 50 million Muslims are willing to support those who carry out terror attacks to defend their religion, migration expert warns the EU Professor Ruud Koopmans of the Netherlands warned the EU on Monday to block the entry of any refugees whose identity cannot be categorically confirmed  Koopmans said of the 1billion adult Muslims […]

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