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  • Islam vs Infidels
    Are Muslims a Religion of Peace?
    The Qur'an calls its way “the paths of peace” (Sura 5:16) and the very word 'Islam' connotes peace or submission, but does the religion teach Muslims to be peaceful? The goal of the Qur'an is to make people realize the...
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    Shalom, the Hebrew word for peace
    Shalom is a Hebrew word for peace. The basic meaning of shalom is harmony, wholeness, soundness, well-being and experiencing success in all areas of life. We all desire peace in our lives. Especially in today’s world where we face warring...
  • In The Garden of Happiness
    In the Garden of Happiness
    It’s been a difficult year—my special someone was in a wheelchair since last May—eight months and a lot of doctor’s trips. We have worked hard and are lucky that he’s back in shoes and will be starting work in...
  • World Leaders stand against terrorism at Paris rally
    What's better than 40 leaders promoting peace? Actually, who's better?
    To promote peace, forty world leaders recently joined together at an anti-terrorism rally in Paris. After the recent terror attack there, it was inspiring to see the collection of leaders standing together against evil, sin, and the deaths of the...
  • Alive
    How to feel happy, and be at peace
    “You always own the option of having no opinion. There is never any need to get worked up or to trouble your soul about things you can't control. These things are not asking to be judged by you.Leave them alone.” ― Marcus Aurelius,...
  • Check Your Anchor - A Devotion
    Check Your Anchor - A Devotion
    Hebrews 6:18-19 (NLT)So God has given both his promise and his oath. These two things are unchangeable because it is impossible for God to lie. Therefore, we who have fled to him for refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that...
  • Thousands gather to protest Muslim conference in Garland, Texas
    Interfaith Harmony: An Imperative Need for the Time
    The shootings at Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, France on January 7, 2015 and two days later at the kosher market, added to the list of outrageous and insane killings done in Islam’s name. These thoughtless attacks against free speech...
  • Duke University's decision to cancel their plan to do adhan a disappointment
    Duke University's decision to cancel their plan to do adhan a disappointment
    Amidst news of terrorism in the name of Islam from across the globe, the news that Duke University was announcing to have the Muslim call of prayer, “adhan” from its campus chapel seemed like a breath of fresh air. The moments of joy...
  • I Need More - A Devotion
    I Need More - A Devotion
    Matthew 6:25-27 (NLT)“That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear. Isn’t life more than food, and your body more than clothing? Look at the birds. They...
  • Religious artifacts
    Unique challenges for religious peace
    Interfaith activists tend to focus on the inner makeup of faith and dialogue needed to work effectively for interreligious peace.This article however looks at context, namely the broader world of human relations whereinterfaith effortshappen....
  • Message of the season: world peace is coming
    Message of the season: world peace is coming
    Advent is a time of hope for the world. It is not the next election, the next great political movement, the next great religious movement or even our favorite sports team winning the season. Passages such as Mark 13:24-37 reveal that the outcome...
  • The birth of Hope for all peoples announced by angels and a star
    The promise and the gift of Christmas
    Merry Christmas to all. And during this season, may each of you know that whether you are with loving family or friends, or you're lonely and struggling to make it, Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever and He loves you more than you...
  • This Little Light - A Devotion
    Little Light - A Devotion
    Isaiah 60:19-22 (NLT)“No longer will you need the sun to shine by day, nor the moon to give its light by night, for the LORD your God will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory. Your sun will never set; your moon will...
  • Path of transformation
    Self-discovery uncovers compassion
    “The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.”Thomas MertonWe can define compassion as the natural...
  • The nation young and united protest
    Let Justice breathe in America
    The scenes in the media this week appears and feels like a vivid imagery from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, last couple of speeches, having people of all race and creed actively and emotionally coming together in harmony in a peaceful nationwide...