"This huge oil gush in the Gulf is part of Mother Earth's body and could beThis reminded me of the Islamic supplication for rain and other prayers we do.
compared to bleeding. Something we can all do together is to visualize the oil
leak surrounded in green light with the love and message sent to Earth to stop
the bleeding and be completely healed. There is power when many come together to
send love and healing."
Today, the Council on Islamic-American Relations (CAIR) issued an action alert saying,
"CAIR is calling on mosques and other houses of worship across the nation toI'm not sure that visualization or prayer could be very effective in stopping the oil "bleeding," but at least it will stop me from "bleeding" along with it emotionally.
offer prayers for an end to the Gulf oil spill and the environmental disaster it
I would guess that the purpose of these prayers and visualizations is to make sure that you remain in good spirits despite difficulties beyond your control.
And if we were emotionally disturbed over the oil spill, visualizing the healing can help heal this emotional disturbance.