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Science and Religion Need Each Other

I remember when I saw the video that was circulating a few weeks ago, showing Stanford Professor, Andrei Linde, celebrating the news that a hypothesis that was central to his life’s work – related to the Big Bang theory – had been confirmed by a colleague, assistant professor, Chao Lin-Kuo. First, I was struck by … Continue reading

What does the Vatican say about you auditioning at The Voice?

Enjoy this delightful clip of a Silician Nun auditioning for the Italian Voice, singing Alicia Keys  and winning over the audience I have to say, I love to see examples of multi-dimensional individuals who have a strong faith. This clip warmed  my heart. Watch it all the way through if you can – and if … Continue reading

My 52 Weeks of Worship on The Lisa Oz Show

To watch the segment, visit http://youtu.be/doa7vI2UPvw.

Religion Can’t Compete With Entertainment?

One of the most…memorable…experiences that I had in My First 52 Weeks of My 52 Weeks of Worship Project was during Week 24 at the Mountain of Fire And Miracles in Surulere, a community in Lagos, Nigeria. As I share in my book: “The website for their international headquarters describes the church as:“… a full … Continue reading

God: Required or Optional?

One of the most frequent questions that I receive when I talk about the first 52 weeks of My 52 Weeks of Worship Project is, believe it or not, “Did you spend time with atheists or agnostics?” The answer is no. In my quest to be in as many places that I could find where … Continue reading

Desiderata

Today, just wanted to share a favorite prayer/poem with you. My aunt sent me a copy of it via email – not even knowing that it is one of my favorites, and was a favorite of my father’s. As I told her, “I never tire of reading it.” I thanked her for sharing it…and decided … Continue reading

My 52 Weeks of Worship on The Lisa Oz Show, 2/18 8pm EST

One of the cherished blessings of this ongoing journey with My 52 Weeks of Worship Project is the ability I have had to share my story with audiences of varying sizes and in various places. I am so excited to share that I will be doing that on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 8PM EST … Continue reading

First My52WOW Book Club Pick for 2014: Kabbalah for the Layman

So, I blazed through the last book club pick, and I really enjoyed it. It was the kind of book that I will have to use as a reference, however. Lots of great meditations and exercises to help you neutralize fear, stay in the moment and face your fears head on. I’m glad I made my way … Continue reading

Sports meets Worship: A Big Ten Basketball Player Wears A Yarmulke During A Game

Over the past few years, the My 52 Weeks of Worship Project has posted several stories about the intersection between religion and sports: Faith, Fasting, Football: The story of the Fordson High School football team Faith and Football and Alabama Muslim lifter tries to compete and remain faithful How strong are your beliefs? Do they … Continue reading

Wisdom from The Journey – Forgive Yourself. Forgive Others

This evening, I am remembering where I was, four years ago, as I started a 52 week journey that changed my life, and that continues to bless me. The first week, I was at the 6pm service at Trinity United Church of Christ, in Chicago. The 6pm service is going on now – and due … Continue reading

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