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Reverence for Life

Defending Reverence for Life as an Abiding Principle for Humanity

Mike Schwager | Posted 09.09.2014 | Religion
Mike Schwager

We owe it to ourselves, our ancestors and our posterity, that the principles enunciated in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the fundamental spiritual principle of Reverence for Life, be upheld and honored everywhere, and for all future generations

Walking Down a Tree-Lined Lane With Pope Francis

Mike Schwager | Posted 08.10.2014 | Religion
Mike Schwager

When the Bible spoke of our dominion over the animals, surely it isn't speaking of cruelty towards animals, but responsibility and stewardship. And implicit in stewardship is love and caring.

The Gift of the Forest: Jane Goodall at 80

Bill Halamandaris | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green
Bill Halamandaris

Jane's understanding of nature -- the gift of the forest -- and her resulting reverence for life has led her to campaign for compassion. Her central message is the unity of life.

Time for a Revolution of the Heart in Honoring All Life

Mike Schwager | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Mike Schwager

Without this sensitivity and love, our future is bleak. But with a heightened commitment to the love of Life, there is hope for humanity and the world. There is redemption.

Pilgrimage to Albert Schweitzer's Lambarene

Katherine Marshall | Posted 11.05.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

"Responsibility is a difficult thing. Most people prefer to accept a common code of behavior that takes from them the need to make choices and leaves them simply with the obligation to obey ... "

Abortion And Reverence For Life: Grappling With My Father's 'Other Job'

Victoria Moran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Victoria Moran

On the issue of abortion, I'm ever on the fence, or, at most, an inch or two to either side. My most firmly held value is what Albert Schweitzer termed "reverence for life." However, I am also a woman.