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Churches Buck Coronavirus Precautions

Many churches still place their congregations at unnecessary risk of coronavirus by continuing to hold in-person services, choir rehersals, and fellowship gatherings. When does "religious freedom" go too far?

Category: Health and Wellness

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Be a Responder During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Where To Volunteer, Give Blood and Donate

If you're one of the lucky ones who can work from home, you may want to consider donating to some of your favorite causes or supporting local businesses. Donating a little money, food, or time can go a long way.

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Morality

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5 Simple Ways To Care for Others During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has upended life as we know it. Kids can’t go to school. Adults can’t go to work. Fears that the economy will crumble are rampant. And people are forced to go without — without toil ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Morality

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Italy’s Coronavirus Victims Are Dying Alone

Outside of China, Italy is the country worst hit by the coronavirus outbreak to date. As of mid-March, the country had 27,000 confirmed cases and 2,158 COVID-19 related deaths. Fewer than 3,000 people are reported to h ...

Category: Disasters Health and Wellness Science

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The (Often) Negative Role Expectations Play in Your Life

The human mind is capable of many things. It can think, it can dream, it can plan. It can look forward to the future and try to predict how events will unfold. The key word here is try. More often than not, its predictio ...

Category: Health and Wellness

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How To Live Your Life With Purpose

“Live your life with purpose.” This phrase is becoming increasingly popular, but if you’re like many people today, you may wonder what, exactly, that means. You’re living … Isn’t that enough? Unfortunately, ...

Category: Freedom Health and Wellness

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What Do the Easter Bunny and Easter Eggs Have To Do With Jesus?

Every holiday has its symbol. Halloween’s is the pumpkin. Thanksgiving’s is the turkey. Christmas is characterized by Santa Claus. Valentine’s Day has the heart. And then there’s Easter. For Easter, people throug ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion Christianity

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What Is Holy Week?

For many devout followers, Easter entails much more than a single day on which individuals find baskets, hunt for eggs and gather with family. Rather, Easter really begins on Ash Wednesday, continues through Lent and com ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Christianity

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Can a Religious School Fire a Teacher for Sexual Orientation?

The Catholic Church is under fire yet again, except this time for allowing its schools to discriminate against and fire teachers for their sexual orientation. Most recently, two teachers at a Seattle-based school were fo ...

Category: Politics Religion school

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How To Talk to Your Kids About Religion as Secular Parents

As secular parents, you may feel that any religious discussion is a non-issue, as why introduce your kids to something you yourself don’t believe? Good question. While secularism is on the rise, new parents or soon-to ...

Category: Religion Spirituality freedom from religion

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