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Prayer and Dr. Martin Luther King

Spiritual resources for celebrating the birthday of the civil rights leader, including prayers and other readings.


Jewish Holiday Calendar 2017-2020

Our calendar of Jewish holidays 2017-2020


Hitch Your Wagon To A Star

Hitch Your Wagon To A Star Epiphany: Is It A Yonder Star We Follow, or An Inner Light


Christmas is Wonderful, but is it Real?

The message of Christmas is comforting, but when one considers the persistence of warfare and other human ills, is it’s promise of peace on earth truly to be believed? Read more …. More about Christmas


Christmas and Hanukkah to Merge!

If airlines, computer makers and telecom companies are doing it, why not religions? Christmas and Hanukkah to Merge!


Starbucks Redeemed!

After suffering stiff criticism from some Christians for eliminating snow flakes from it seasonal coffee cups, the caffeine giant has come out with its Christmas blend 2016. No punches pulled here, fellow Christians. Starbucks doesn’t resort to euphemisms like “holiday blend,” or “winter blend.” It’s the flat out Christmas blend at Starbucks. Why aren’t the […]


Thanksgiving Prayers

Thanksgiving is not about turkey.  While families will certainly gather for meals of many types in an increasingly diverse USA, this holiday is primarily about giving thanks to God, not only for the blessings of life, but for life itself.  Here is a list of the most popular prayers of and for Thanksgiving.


Halloween

The Date of Halloween in 2016 is Monday, October 31st. It is one of those holidays that never disappoints, always occuring on the same date. Holiday in Need of Renovation Given its pagan roots, some think it evil. We disagree and examine its deeper meaning, religious roots, and contemporary significance, including practical ideas on how to […]


What is Ramadan?

Ramadan is not a holiday, but a holy month. It is the ninth month of the Muslim year, in which “the Qur’an was sent down as a guidance for the people” Read more ….


Easter in Stained Glass

One of the most inspiring art forms available to the public without charge are the stained glass windows found in churches around the world. These are often found in buildings that are themselves worth visiting.  Neil Ralley’s collection of photographs, available online, makes the perfect starting point for an exploration of this medium.  We have […]