The World Goodwill Newsletter is a regular publication highlighting the energy of goodwill in world affairs. The newsletter presents a universal spiritual approach to topics of concern. We draw attention to the work of uplifting humanity done in many different fields by civil society, the United Nations, and other actors. A sample of topics covered include: UN Reform; The impact and meaning of the 2004 Tsunami; Spiritual aspects of business, and; Laws, Goodwill and Justice.
THE AIR THAT WE BREATHE
The invisible combination of gases that we call air is one of the foundations of life on Earth. Circulation within the atmosphere is the basis of life; as the winds blow freely across the surface of the Earth, so air circulates in the lungs, and blood in the veins. more...
THE BREATH IS THE LIFE
Throughout the history of human spirituality, with its diversity of myths, practices and beliefs, the breath has always been a source of meditation and reflection. This is not surprising. Breath is linked with Life. To breathe is to live. When human beings, along with mammals, birds and reptiles, are born they take their first breath – and with their last breath, life withdraws from the body. more...
THE FUMES OF MATERIALISM
Because of the freely flowing nature of the atmosphere, we do not usually think of air pollution as an indoor problem. Yet it is present in both developed and developing nations, though in different ways. Smoke poses a hazard to many in developing countries - the smoke from indoor cooking stoves and from indoor lighting. more...
TWO GLOBAL SUCCESS STORIES
One of the major difficulties in dealing with air and atmospheric pollution is that corporate interests, often driven by short-term goals and the need to maximize market share and profits, resist regulation, inhibiting the development of technological processes and economic structures that might support a shift towards a healthy atmosphere. more...
WORLD INVOCATION DAY
To build a more just, interdependent and caring global society what humanity needs above all, is more light, love and spiritual will. On Thursday June 12 2014, people of goodwill from all parts of the world, and from different religious and spiritual backgrounds unite in invoking these higher energies by using the Great Invocation. Will you join in this healing work by including the Great Invocation in your thoughts, your prayers or your meditations on World Invocation Day?
For further information, please see worldinvocationday.org.
IMAGE CREDITS: The Air that We Breathe: Doug Worrall photography – (pics4twitts.com); The Breath is the Life: add1sun – (flickr.com Creative Commons); The Fumes of Materialism: Practical Action – (www.practicalaction.org) and dcmaster – (flickr.com Creative Commons); Two Global Success Stories: NASA (www.nasa.gov) and hi_dr_rat – (flickr.com Creative Commons) and mckaysavage – (flickr.com Creative Commons)
Energy Follows Thought: Discussing the nature of the energy or etheric body; how the quality of our thinking influences the energies flowing through that body; the existence of a Divine Plan; using the mind in constructive service; the key importance of group thought; and meditation projects such as Triangles which bring these ideas together.
The Energy of Goodwill:exploring the connection between goodwill and service.
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