Interfaith - Interspiritual - Interconnected

A World Alliance of Interfaith Clergy is a professional organization that serves as a home for Ordained Interfaith Ministers, and Allied partners. It empowers and supports their ministries throughout the world. We see Interfaith and Interspiritual ministers as positive contributors to the shift in consciousness and awareness globally.

Our members' ministries are in a wide range, from tailored ceremonies, including weddings, renewals, baby blessings, funerals and memorials, and worship services, to sacred activism, such as interfaith cooperative projects, to healing via diverse modalities, such as energy healing (includes Reiki), spiritual counseling, meditation and prayer.

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Search for Belonging – Coming Home

We were the elders, my brother and I.  It happened simply and quietly by attrition.  It happened by our living through our sadness, happiness, joys, fears, depressions, rages, bad behaviors, better choices,  the love of others and our ability to love others.  As I look back upon it, it is clear to me that we were groomed for the position.  We allowed our lives to groom us.  Our agreement was not a..”yea, ok”.  It was a resounding “YES” and it happened the moment we understood that we were active participants or co-creators in our attitudes about living.  We said Yes when we said No to fear, No to pettiness and No to commercialism. Well, not all…but a lot of commercialism.

For me the YES did not come easily.  I longed for “safety” and security.  I was very afraid to give up fear... more

Of Light and Darkness

By Rev. Linda M. Rhinehart Neas

Long ago, ancient people realized that when the dark days came, the weather was colder, crops couldn’t grow, the light of day was short.  They prayed and offered sacrifices in the belief that this would bring the Light back.

In researching the various celebrations of Light – Diwali - the Solstice - Christmas - Chanukah - Kwanzaa - I began to wonder about the Darkness. Is there anything good about being “in the Dark?”  Does Light always have to shine or can the Dark bring us something positive, too?

In Genesis, we hear that “he separated the Light from the darkness…calling it night.”  From the beginning of time, we had this... more