More than one of my politically and religiously liberal friends, when I told them I was converting to Judaism, gave as one of their first responses, “What about Israel?”
Good question. What about Israel?
I’ve understood all along that committing to the Jewish people and tradition also included coming into relationship with Israel—but the history and the issues seemed so complex that I have been reluctant to say much, to anyone, about anything related to the “Jewish…Continue
work is worship
doing charity work not for name fame
not for prize
not for money
its just for compassion and spread peace
moral values give us enough moral support
we are not leader just we are mind reader
just common treater every ones divine spark
om om om
by James R. Doty
from the Huffington Post
Why, in a country that consumes 25% of the world’s resources (the U.S.), is there an epidemic of loneliness, depression, and anxiety? Why do so many in the West who have all of their basic needs met still feel…Continue
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You are where your thoughts are. See to it
that your thoughts are where you want to be.
Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav, (1772 - 1810), great-grandson of Balschem, Rabbis and storytellers
That is difficult for most people. They are often not even with their thoughts in the here and now. They care for a future that does not yet exist and mourn a past that is over and not repeatable. Wirmüssen learn again to be there with our thoughts, where we are and what we are doing.…Continue
by Valarie Kaur
from Huffington Post
This essay is based on an excerpt from the author’s journal when she was sixteen years old.
Usually on Sunday mornings, my father’s outside on a tractor, my mother’s making aloo pronthas, my…Continue
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by Chris Lisee
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Which citizen participation/problem solving process has the better cost/benefit ratio for problem solving on a scale most of us have never known before?
We live in a time of unprecedented opportunities, in many ways created by the expansion of the Internet, and by electronic devices, communication satellites, etc which make it possible for information, knowledge and wisdom to be passed quickly to a broad range of international…Continue
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by Casey Hall
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The language of God is silence. The language of man is word. All problems in this world are due to this language of word. The language of the Spirit within is pure silence, golden silence which you call the Silent Voice of the Soul.
Blessed you are if you are called upon by that Unseen Force not to get entangled only with the externalities of life, but find time to search for the Seeker within. All wisdom will flow out of that golden silence of the soul. Divine Intelligence will speak…Continue
sports is more papular all over umiverse so peacemaker must help sports&sports stars
one famous guy says “I mean, if the relationship can't survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?”
so now 2012 eurocup football may buildup good relation between people !
we expect more peacefully
harmony is very important between nation ― Nicholas Sparks, The Last SongThe study of the structure, progression,…
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We all have questions about God, Life, Theology and everything in between. This Sunday we'll be answering some of your…Continue
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There are millions of people in the world who bear witness to the reality of enlightenment. A million people from every culture and from every era of history have experienced this ultimate spiritual epiphany. Among the most well known of the Enlightened are arguably Jesus, Buddha, Moses, Laotse, Socrates, Krishna, and Patanjali. Today, thousands of enlightened inviduals exist in one form or another. There are several religions in the world. Every real religion is based on the…Continue
This past Friday, the White House hosted the first-ever policy briefing on Sikh civil rights issues.
Amardeep Singh, Director of Programs for the Sikh Coalition and Commissioner for the White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders, opened the event with a jakara, a traditional way in which Sikhs announce their presence.
As far as I know, it was also the first-ever jakara to resound in the halls of the White House.
Singh highlighted the historical…Continue
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Education drives the mind of young blood to progress and prosperity. Unfortunately air, water and food basic necessity totally neglected where one must give fifty present importances to agriculture in education to extend our death date. Is it right or wrong?
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Our children are important they are the future.
These words I think we have all heard many times and may have said them a few times as well but have you really put any real thought into them and their real meaning.
In many different parts of our world the importance of safeguarding our children is looked on in different ways. It is very much dictated by the local culture.
Yet we all have one aim and that is to try to bring up our children to be good honest…Continue
Call for Submissions for the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue™
Issue 11: Religion & Politics
Given the undeniable impact of political affairs upon religious matters and of religion upon such political matters as elections, marriage equality, reproductive rights, war, healthcare determinations, ethnic violence, economic…Continue
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'As the earth and other elements are, in various ways, for the enjoyment of innumerable beings dwelling in all space, so may I be, in various ways, the means of sustenance for the living beings occupying space, for as long a time as all are not satisfied’ - Shantideva
Altruism, as a principle of action, can be defined in relative terms as an…Continue