The Pledge of Allegiance and The Lord's Prayer are not allowed in most American public schools anymore because the word "God" is mentioned. In response, a kid in Arizona wrote this NEW School prayer :
Praying in the streets of Paris is against the law starting Friday, after the interior minister warned that police will use force if Muslims, and those of any other faith, disobey the new rule to keep the French capital's public spaces secular.
A beautiful prayer by a little girl.
Prayers can bind us not only to a higher power but to one another as well. Rukmini Walker points out powerful prayers from the Bhagavad-Gita reinforcing acts of humanity and loving-kindness. (A video by Karuna Productions.)
In an age when convenience is king and religion is often ridiculed, some churches looking to widen their outreach efforts are embracing what community banks have utilized for decades: the drive-through.
One of my fellow monks is an extremely prayerful person. He has regular stories of the reciprocation and interaction that comes from conversing with God. Though inspired, I personally find it difficult to pray.
Five children, five religions, (almost) five minutes. This short film takes us from the mundane to the sublime, from the chaotic to the peaceful, and for a moment we consider our beliefs about spirituality. Director - Katina Mercadante
Those who recognise that the same God is being worshipped, despite the differences in names used by the worshippers, will acknowledge and appreciate the paths of everyone, giving them freedom to express their deepest feelings of faith.
Prayers can bind us not only to a higher power but to one another as well. Rukmini Walker points out powerful prayers from the Bhagavad-Gita reinforcing acts of humanity and loving-kindness. The video has been produced by Karuna Produsction (www.karunaproductions.com) and broadcast by Odyssey Networks (www.odysseynetworks.org).
By Radhanath Swami.
I fear that not being anchored to you
I will so easily be swept away
Like each tiny flower.
Oh my Lord of golden limbs / Raised hands / And love drunk eyes, / Cause a revolution / In my heart!
Some thoughts on the recent burning of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.