Prayer to End Violence
For all who live amidst bloodshed and
violence: that the blood of those who have died may spur the
living to work for peace and justice for all people and
an end to terrorism, we pray to the Lord.
pray to better love our neighbor and
demonstrate our love with respect for all human life and assistance to all those
Prayers for Yummy
Sandifer, Dantrell Davis, Ryan Harris, Eric Morse,
Derrion Albert, Blair Holt, Jonylah Watkins, and the hundreds of other children murdered and whom
continue to be murdered in Chicago
O God, we pray for those who have been murdered on
the streets of our city. We commit to your loving care those who have died,
beseeching you to receive their souls into the mercy of your love. Comfort
their loved ones who mourn. Enable them to meet the lonely and painful days
ahead in the strength of your love. Let the love that you have made known to us lead us
to create safer streets for all to walk upon. Amen
is our Bridge over Troubled Waters as we pray to Him to for comfort, and mourn
the loss of and harm to those whom we love,
for all those who have been lost and harmed as
victims of hate and gun violence.
This article reviews the work of Dr.
Olweus, PhD, whose research has led to the development of the
Prevention Program, a comprehensive, multilevel, school-wide program designed to
reduce and prevent bullying among students
in elementary, middle, and junior high schools.
This study established a
connection between both traditional and cyber bullying and later mental health
problems for girls, but not for boys. It also found that only traditional
bullying was associated with a greater risk of suicide.