Grounding, Re-focus, and Living the Best Expressions of our Faiths: February 15th 2017 The panel was moderated by ING’s Interfaith Coordinator Kate Chance, and we heard from Jer Swigart, Co-Founding Director of The Global Immersion Project, Tarek El-Messidi, Founding Director of CelebrateMercy, Rabbi David Jaffe, Founding Director of the Kirva Institute, and Dr. Ji Hyang Padma, from the California Institute for Human Science. Prayer-based resources: From David Jaffe: Focus Phrases for Staying Grounded Trust in challenging times From Jer Swigart: Words of Wisdom From United Religions Initiative: Here is a collection of quotes that are grounding and uplifting. Here is the text for an interfaith candle lighting service. And here are prayers for peace from different religious traditions. Action-based resources: From Islamic Networks Group and Know Your Neighbor: Multifaith Encounters: Find interfaith events and programs in your community by visiting our interactive map https://ing.org/kyn-map/ From United Religions Initiative: Here is a program bank for World Interfaith Harmony Week (which just ended on the 7th of this month) and International Day of Peace — but the programs in it could really be used at any time during the year. Here is a map of URI Cooperation Circles and Affiliates in the US and Canada, if folks are looking to connect with a local interfaith group, or email [email protected].