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A Valentine Prayer for the Earth

This Valentine’s Day weekend, Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) is inviting everyone to “make the Earth your Valentine.” From all over the globe people of faith are focusing on climate change with two big IPL events: the 2015 Preach-In, and the Valentine’s Day Climate Prayer. Focusing on the message of climate justice and loving God’s […]

February 9th

Shinto Kojiki Verses on Divine Creation

Shinto means the Way of the Gods. It is a traditional, indigenous belief system with no revered founder, regarding all things as having their own spiritual divinity. Revering the deities, or kami, inherent in the natural environment, the followers of Shinto recognize that spirits are present in plants, animals, oceans, waterfalls, land, mountains, and even […]

February 7th

Verses and Images on Daoism, Nature, Yin, and Yang

Although the Chinese government banned Daoism in 20th century China, the practice is no longer banned and monasteries are re-establishing all over China. It is this very process of reconciliation, reintegration, and renewal of respect for all people that EdenKeeper is celebrating in this Saturday series on sacred scriptures. Life on Earth is an all-encompassing […]

January 31st

Stanford’s Rev Jane Shaw Building Bridges for Climate Change Action

When faith, intellect, and culture come together, it can be a powerful combination for effective action. People from various backgrounds unite, share ideas, and work together on issues that are important to them. At Stanford University, these three pillars of power are uniting a younger generation these days, particularly regarding faith-based activity. Many people are […]

January 7th

Sikh Hymns Illuminate Creation and Creator

Highly venerated, the Guru Granth Sahib is the central religious text of Sikhism. It is regarded by Sikhs to be the “living” embodiment of the light, or “jyot” of the ten Sikh gurus, and is considered as the final and perpetual guru. Composed between 1469 and 1708, the Guru Granth Sahib is a collection of […]

December 20th