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Biblical Reflections on Gratitude

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Elie Wiesel said, “When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude.” Wiesel was a Holocaust survivor and political activist who had … Continue reading

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Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect for the Faithful

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One of the most admired architects of the 20th century is Frank Lloyd Wright. He was born in Wisconsin in 1867 and educated in his youth by his mother. When Wright was 14, his parents divorced. According to Wright, he … Continue reading

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The First Case of Sibling Rivalry

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The Bible may be a religious book for Christians and Jews, but it’s also one of the most-used sources of inspiration for other stories. It’s important to know these biblical stories to understand literature, movies, poetry and theater. Cain and … Continue reading

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New Research Shows More Americans Against Discrimination of LGBT Community

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Two years ago, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in every state. Although the law has been challenged, no one has been able to topple the civil rights that were won in 2015. In the same year, the Public Religion … Continue reading

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American Patriots Who Fought for Freedom and Religion

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As the Fourth of July approaches, let’s take some time to remember some of the famous (and not-so-famous) men and women who were part of America’s fight for freedom from England. The men who signed the Declaration of Independence faced … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule Should Trump Politics

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Last week, in North Carolina, a Starbucks barista reportedly bullied a customer who was wearing a t-shirt that supported President Trump. This isn’t the first time a customer has been bullied for their political beliefs. Both parties are guilty. Conservatives … 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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Historic Churches in Portland, Maine

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Maine was the 23rd state to join the union in 1820. The state has never produced a United States president, but many famous artists, actors and professional sports players were born in the state. Stephen King, author of “Carrie,” calls … Continue reading

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