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International Forgiveness Day

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Alexander Pope said, “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Merriam-Webster defines forgiveness as “to cease to feel resentment against (an offender).” Most of today’s world religions have some kind of teaching on forgiveness, which provides a tradition and practice … Continue reading

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Setting Boundaries to Maintain Your Well-Being

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If you find yourself saying yes to everything and being exhausted, you might have a problem setting boundaries. Workaholics often have a problem separating work and home life because they cannot find a balance between the two. People-pleasers want to … Continue reading

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Culturally Diverse Novels for Teenagers

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If you’re looking for some books to keep your children engaged over the summer, give them ones that help them understand other religions and cultures. Here are a few for teenagers, aged 13 and up, that have received acclaims for … Continue reading

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Ideas for Self-Care

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Summer might be the ideal time for a vacation, but do you really relax when you’ve got time off to do things you don’t normally do? If you’re like most people, you spend a week racing around trying to have … Continue reading

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Going on a Spiritual Retreat

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Summer might be the time for vacations, but many people do not come back from a week of travel fully refreshed and revitalized. A hectic work schedule is traded for a frenzied week of visiting as many places as possible, … Continue reading

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Churches Can Be Instrumental in Helping People With PTSD

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Most people are aware of PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder. In 1980, when the American Psychiatric Association added PTSD to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, it was considered controversial, even though soldiers had been experiencing PTSD symptoms … Continue reading

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Planning for a Father’s Day Without a Father

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Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or Grandparent’s Day are all very nice holidays when you have a typical family, but what happens when a parent or grandparent has been abusive or passed away? Dealing with these holidays can be very difficult. … Continue reading

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Churches Helping Children in Zambia

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On May 12, 2017, NPR released an article with the headline, “U.S. Has The Worst Rate Of Maternal Deaths In The Developed World.” The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. is 26.4 deaths per 100,000 live births. In Finland, the … Continue reading

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