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Mahatma Gandhi’s Prayer for Peace

During 2016, we will occasionally feature the peace prayers of the 12 classical world religions, and several other prominent peace prayers. Today’s post is the second of this series.

As you know from our post last month, January 2016 Prayers for Peace, James Twyman, The Peace Troubadour, held his ISIS Prayer Vigil in war-ravaged Syria on February 1. He picked that day to coincide with the beginning of 2016’s World Faith Harmony Week.

After he got home, James emailed a summary of his trip to his mailing list.Read more

“February 2016 Prayers for Peace by John Cali & Spirit”

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Mahatma Gandhi’s Prayer for Peace

There are 12 classical world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, and Zoroastrianism. Each of them has its own prayer for peace, despite the fact there have been “religious wars” for centuries.

World Interfaith Harmony Week was first proposed by Jordan’s King Abdullah II at the United Nations General Assembly on September 23, 2010. The United Nations unanimously adopted it. They decided to observe the first week of February every year as World Faith Harmony Week.Read more

“January 2016 Prayers for Peace by John Cali & Spirit”

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To the soul, there is hardly anything more healing than friendship. ~ Thomas Moore, 1779-1852

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Our recent post, The Prayer of God, received some really nice comments from you, our dear readers. One of you asked if we had any more articles by the anonymous writer. Since then I’ve found several more.

We’re publishing one of those today. It’s similar in tone to The Prayer of God. I hope you’ll like it.

A Note To a Friend

Late at night, when the bottle is run dry,
the last lights welcoming the dark,
and your thoughts drifting towards sweet dreams,
I’ll be dreaming of you.… Read more

“A Note To a Friend”