Appreciating another religion may be difficult at first because of conflicting ideas or beliefs, but is necessary if you want to live in a diverse community and have a greater understanding of people with different backgrounds.
Jean Tutt was a freshman at Harper College in Palatine, Ill., when she met Brian Saucier.
“The idea is that our students get to experience different people first hand and understand a little more about their faiths and how their religions affect the way they live,” he said.
Filling my time with rituals and pastimes that have value and improve my life. If your belief system allows you to understand existence and is open to updated information as new information is learned, then it can be a healthy way to organize that framework of understanding.
Other events in various communities across the United States may include: choirs and bands performing songs relating to prayer; community prayer breakfasts or luncheons; daytime prayer walks; and evening worship and prayer services or gatherings.
National Day of Prayer is a time for people of all faiths to pray together in their own way. Schools, post offices, stores and other businesses and organizations are open as usual.
Representatives from the Sikh, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Roman Catholic and Baptist faiths met year nine pupils to talk about their religions.
Through the efforts of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, more than 35,000 prayer gatherings will be conducted by about 40,000 volunteers across the United States.Heads still turn, and in my personal experience I've even been spat at for holding hands with a dark skinned girl.Over time one learns to not let things like this get to them, at the end of the day only your opinion matters to you.The people involved were welcoming, and had a message nearly unthinkable a generation ago: It was possible, even advantageous, to raise a family that was actively and faithfully two religions. “We thought, ‘Oh, now we can get engaged.’ ”Soon, Brian and Jean, standing before a rabbi and a priest, under a chuppah in the Hotel Intercontinental in downtown Chicago, found themselves at what many scholars say is the growing, extreme edge of the new interfaith America.Everybody has a type, and the vast majority of us will end up dating several if not multiple people to varying degrees before meeting the person that we'd potentially spend the rest of our lives with.