Sacred Texts on Love and Justice for Children

Following are excerpts from sacred texts of religious traditions. There are, of course, many more passages from sacred texts as well as teachings and practices from each tradition related to poverty, love, justice, children, faith, and action. What inspires, guides, or sustains you from your tradition? What resonates with you from another tradition?

  • The Bahá’í Faith (Binta Barringer, Charlotte, NC)
  • Buddhism (Jamila, Charlotte, NC)
  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
  • Islam (Khalid Raheem, Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Judaism (Sam Teitel, Memphis, TN)
  • Sikhism
  • Native American Prayers
    • Great Spirit Prayer
    • Prayer for Wisdom
    • Mother Earth Prayer
    • Cheyenne Prayer for Peace
    • Mohawk Prayer
    • Sioux Prayer
    • Ancient Indian Proverb