A spiritual companion or gift for family and friends, this book highlights the common threads of hope, love, and peace that have woven humanity together for thousands of years. It begins with the author's view of the World Trade Towers collapsing and caring for some of the wounded, followed by 100 uplifting quotes taken from all the great religious traditions of the world, organised into chapters such as "Love One Another" and "Love Your Enemy".
Dr. Patrick Swift was a witness to the World Trade Center attacks on September 11th and gave assistance to some of the victims. He is a passionate advocate for interfaith dialogue and religious tolerance. Swift holds a faculty appointment at NYU Medical Center where he works as a psychologist. Prior to his career in healthcare, Swift studied to become a Jesuit priest and completed the Ignatian 30-day silent retreat. He has studied Eastern Philosophy and meditation, and completed a pilgrimage to India on a 75-day trip around the world.