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Chronically Ill Mom Forced To Choose Between Medicine Or Food Gets Help From Nonprofit

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact

Dahlia said she wasn't the type of person who'd ask for help -- the hardworking mother of three had had a job since she was a teenager, after all. ...

God Is Love

Debbie Davis | Posted 11.10.2014 | Religion
Debbie Davis

I have often said "It's all about the love." When I think about anything and everything that could possibly be significant: I believe it always has to do with... love.

Ramadan Reflection Day 13: A Love Supreme

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.10.2014 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

Growing up, my understanding of God was always tainted by a negative framing. Through Sunday schools and Friday sermons, I learned that God was watching me, but only later on in life I understood that God was watching over me-- two very different things.

Not What God Intends

Karyn L. Wiseman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2013 | Religion
Karyn L. Wiseman, Ph.D.

God does not want us to live in an environment where mass shootings happen -- and happen far too often. I do not believe this is the way God intends for us to live. God's vision for earth is a reign of justice and peace. God's desire for humanity is to love and live in harmony.

Practicing Prodigal, Undeserved Love

Win Bassett | Posted 07.10.2013 | Religion
Win Bassett

"God is not interested in morality or family values or issues. ... God is interested in reckless, transforming, surprising, undeserved, eternal, unconditional, socially unacceptable love for all sons and daughters."

Lent And Love: A Reflection On John 3:16

Rev. Dr. Eric D. Barreto | Posted 06.03.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Eric D. Barreto

In the end, we may find that in the light of God's love, we are mere toddlers. We're not sure of the words we speak. We're not sure we know what we mean when we say love.

At The Heart Of Darkness

Elizabeth E. Evans | Posted 06.13.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth E. Evans

As we begin our religious observances this week, I hope that we will keep in mind the Maureens and Megans among us: dear to God even in death, but so deserving of a life of here on earth.

Can The Question That Troubles Our Faith Really Be Answered?

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

The problem for people of Christian faith is that there really aren't very many good answers to the question of "why" in the Bible.

'I Just Called To Say I Love You': Reflections On The Multiple Meanings Of Love

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

When we use the word "love," what exactly are we talking about? This is complex and confusing territory, for sure.

The Islamic Notion of Beauty

William C. Chittick, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
William C. Chittick, Ph.D.

If God is beautiful, then there is nothing truly beautiful but God. And if God is loving, then no one truly loves but he.

God's Emotions: What Does 'Jesus Loves Me' Actually Mean?

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

What is at the very heart of human desires? To be loved. And isn't it interesting that according to Christian teachings, love for us is the emotional core of the risen Jesus, the one who dwells in human hearts and hears the prayers of little children?

God Is a Verb

Jason Derr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jason Derr

God is not a force who acts on the world through coercion, violence or the suspension of physics and free will. God is a verb, an action we bring to the world to make love, justice, mercy, joy and goodness known.

The Shifting Sands of Divorce and the Rock-Solid Foundation of God's Love

Serene Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Serene Jones

when stock markets crash, when oil spills into the ocean, when wars spin out of control, and yes, when marriage vows are broken, we do well to remember that God's love is our rock.