The One-ness of God and Muslim Faith

Recent research considers the relationships between Muslims, Jews and Unitarian Christians in periods of theological and political pluralism where both were tolerated. We wonder what such toleration means in today’s political climate at the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.

Taking a Pulse: the Practice of Compassion

The Dalai Lama is said to have quipped, “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” On Mother’s Day, we think about the relationships that have formed us and the awareness that grows when we practice compassion with ourselves and one another.

A Blessing at the Threshold

Endings are messy things. They are forever escaping into the distance, proving to be beginnings in disguise; and yet, they also have a way of coming much too soon. Before we know it, something has ended, something else has begun, and we never even noticed the threshold. How can we learn to pause, and honor … Continued