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PRAYING FOR A BETTER WORLD: JEROME TEELUCKSINGH, Ph.D.

"The International Day of Prayer for Men and Boysis a call for peace; it is a call for bringing hope to the hopeless.  It is a call for transforming our spiritually, psychologically and emotionally toxic communities into a loving, nurturing, and spiritually vibrant  oasis.   It is a call to end the “school-to-prison” pipeline.  It is a call to end the rising suicide rate of Men and Boys."           This quotation from the 2015 press release of Ms. Diane Sears (USA  Coordinator – International Men’s Day) is relevant  for today's world.  I believe that prayer from a genuine heart can transform the world. Many will agree that we live in a confusing world with changing values, strange behaviours, hollow morals and questionable ethics. There is often a blurred line between the truth and lies or right and wrong.  Our role models sometimes disappoint us.  We cannot lose faith and believe that our society will become worse or events are unchangeable.            I have many weakn…