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Everything I Know About Prayer I Learned from George Carlin

Bert Montgomery | Posted 06.06.2016 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

Everything I know about prayer, I learned from the late comedian and atheist George Carlin. Well, maybe not everything. Long before I was old enough ...

A Guide to the Only Resolution You May Need in 2015

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 03.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

As we begin another new year, many of us are creating resolutions and setting intentions for the coming months, in hopes that this will be a better ye...


Nancy Davis Kho | Posted 10.08.2014 | Parents
Nancy Davis Kho

Out on the trail, the loudest sound I heard was the rain when the wind shook it from the pines. Between the quiet, the rest, the reading and the walking, I had an unusual sensation that my chest had expanded and my head was lighter.

The Best Christian Books On Prayer

Posted 12.21.2013 | Religion

Prayer is perhaps the most important spiritual tool for Christians. Prayer can be used for petition, listening, meditating on and communication with ...

Teaching Children To Talk To God

Joyce Meyer | Posted 05.03.2012 | Religion
Joyce Meyer

Kids just need to understand the simplicity of prayer. It's asking God for what we need and believing He will do the best thing for us.

Is There Hidden Power in Having A Prayer Partner?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 04.21.2012 | Religion
Dennis Merritt Jones

Throughout the ages, saints, sages and spiritual masters from every faith tradition have taught that with prayer comes the blessing of knowing we are not alone. Ultimately, prayer unifies us with our Higher Power.

What Mom Taught Me About Valentine's Day

Mary Lou Quinlan | Posted 04.13.2012 | Good News
Mary Lou Quinlan

I grew up in a family where "I love you" was part of our everyday lives. Dad was so crazy about Mom that, on his hats, he put rivets that spelled out TGFM, "Thank God for Mary."

12 Ways To Pray During Lent

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

This blog post has been also featured as a Beliefnet gallery. To get there click here. Lent, the 40 days preceding the death, burial, and resurrectio...

Sister Wendy, My Semi-Spiritual Guide

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

I'm not a particularly spiritual person. OK, fine. I'm not actually spiritual at all. That said, I do try to be a good person, you know, in general. (...