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Life After Worry Life After Worry
by Akaya Windwood
Imagine what could happen if instead of focusing on worst-case scenarios and fears, we put our attention on what we deeply desire and are working toward?
The Roots of Compassion The Roots of Compassion
by Sheikh Jamal Rahman
To be compassionate toward others, we first have to learn to be merciful with ourselves.
A World of Oneness A World of Oneness
by Pastor Don Mackenzie
How relinquishing our innate pursuit of power and embracing compassion can lead to a more peaceful world.
By Any Means Necessary By Any Means Necessary
by Adrienne Maree Brown
Reflecting on Malcolm X's birthday: What if what's necessary is awe-inspiring, unconditional, militant love?
Compassion Comes First Compassion Comes First
by Rabbi Ted Falcon
Seattle makes a 10-year commitment to become a more compassionate city.
Beyond Us and Them Beyond Us and Them
by Sheikh Jamal Rahman
Very often, what we dislike in others is something that we need to acknowledge, heal, integrate, and empower in ourselves.
Getting to the Heart of Interfaith Getting to the Heart of Interfaith
by Pastor Don Mackenzie
Learn more about the book in which we tell the story of how our interfaith work came about.
Social Action: The Church’s Ministry in the World Social Action: The Church’s Ministry in the World
by Pastor Don Mackenzie
Somewhere in our history, the link between inner spirituality and its expression in the world as loving social action grew faint. To renew that connection, we can draw deeply on traditions that call attention to our Oneness.
Bearing Witness: Chris Jordan on Art, Grief, and Transformation Bearing Witness: Chris Jordan on Art, Grief, and Transformation
by Brooke Jarvis
Photographer Chris Jordan's latest project left him feeling grief and hopelessness. Now he wants more people to discover how productive those emotions can be.
Getting to the Heart of Interfaith Getting to the Heart of Interfaith
by Rev. Wendy L. Bell
The Eye-Opening, Hope-Filled Friendship of a Pastor, a Rabbi & a Sheikh.
Book Excerpt: Getting to the Heart of Interfaith Book Excerpt: Getting to the Heart of Interfaith
by Pastor Don Mackenzie, Rabbi Ted Falcon, Sheikh Jamal Rahman
In the chapter "Honoring the Spirit" the Interfaith Amigos describe one of the most meaningful moments they have experienced in their work together.
A Thousand Suns A Thousand Suns
Our new problems might require paying attention to old wisdom. A new documentary looks to indigenous leadership for answers—and throws our way of life into sharp relief.
Freeing the Spirit of Change Freeing the Spirit of Change
by Rabbi Ted Falcon
Ethical behavior and loving generosity are at the core of faith—so why is the world hurting? Rabbi Ted Falcon on why paying attention to our interconnection is the first step toward healing.
Moving Beyond Ego Moving Beyond Ego
by Sheikh Jamal Rahman
How getting to know your inner self can help foster peace, understanding, and happiness.
Holy Week: A Journey Toward Community Holy Week: A Journey Toward Community
by Pastor Don Mackenzie
The journey through Holy Week is a journey “out of Egypt,” because it frees us from the practices and stereotypes that keep us from moving toward a more positive future.
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