winter is coming.
we come bearing light.
the night is a terror.
we have overcome night. 150 more words
The Muslim observance of Ramadan chanced to fall during the 2014 FIFA Men’s World Cup (June 28-July 28 in 2014). As a sport scientist I knew that fasting or even skipping meals was not a recommended nutritional practice for sports participants, so fasting from sun up to sun down? 862 more words
5 common myths about the Christmas story, from where and when Jesus was born to who wrote Away in a Manger
Christmas celebrates the birth of Christ, but scholars have cast doubt on several parts of the Nativity story, from the number of wise men to the presence of animals at the birth – and authorship of a favourite carol… 1,239 more words
It is increasingly common for towns and cities in the UK to arrange peace walks as a concrete expression of interfaith dialogue, and many such peace walks are arranged to coincide with, or take place just before or after, National Interfaith Week in November. 1,443 more words
Anne Lamott said it memorably in her little book, published in 2012. (Riverhead Books, New York) There are three essential prayers. Help Thanks Wow. That’s the book’s title, and it’s the book’s thesis: “There’s something to be said about keeping prayer simple.” (p. 414 more words