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A Prayer For Newtown

Radhanath Swami | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Radhanath Swami

In our grief over the tragic loss of these beautiful lives we may find solace in knowing that no evil, not even death itself can harm their immortal souls. For they are forever the precious children of our Lord.

'I Am Joseph, Your Brother'

Rabbi Doug Sagal | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Doug Sagal

Our tradition teaches that we "do not offer comfort when their dead lie before them." But the time is also here for a serious national conversation. We need to ask ourselves [if] we can say, as did Joseph, "I am your brother."

Arjuna's Grief: A Hindu Mourns The Newtown Tragedy

Vineet Chander | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Vineet Chander

Why do such unspeakable tragedies take place to begin with? Hinduism, like other spiritual traditions, offers us a great deal of philosophical insight to grapple with the question.

A Newtown Shooting Sermon

Rev. Shannan R. Vance-Ocampo | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Rev. Shannan R. Vance-Ocampo

Let us walk away from the broods of vipers -- the sin in our lives. Let us have courage and do what we know is right. In this Advent season let us live the Resurrection that the Child we wait for has invited us into.

How To Rejoice After Newtown Shootings

Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori

Rejoice! God is near. Rejoice! God is here, baptizing with Holy Spirit and with fire, igniting passion even in grieving hearts. That love can change the world -- if we're willing to be canny and loving snakes.