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Aging is rarely celebrated in today’s culture. There are a lot of problems related to aging. Healthcare costs get higher. Medicare may pick up some medical costs, but many seniors still pay hundreds, if not thousan ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

Backyard bird feeding and bird watching are popular hobbies that connect you to nature. There’s something special about finding a bright red cardinal at your bird feeder or spotting a rare bird while you’re o ...

Category: Religion Christianity

Charity is a complex subject that could be discussed for weeks while just barely scraping the surface of what it is and what it looks like. One of the most difficult aspects of love is that the word has so many layers of ...

Category: Religion Christianity

First Corinthians 13:13 says, “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” Love, translated as charity, is more than the feeling you have for your spouse or child. Th ...

Category: Religion Christianity

Oscar Wilde said, “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” Millions of people volunteer to help others every day. Muhammad Ali said, “Service to others is the rent you p ...

Category: Aid Morality

The cardinal virtues, courage, justice, temperance and prudence, can be practiced by anyone, regardless of religion. These four virtues outline civilized society and morality. Faith, hope and charity are considered theol ...

Category: Religion Christianity

The list of Americans canonized by the Roman Catholic Church is a short one. Most of the people considered American saints were not even born in the United States, but in Europe. Elizabeth Ann Seton, known for her contri ...

Category: Religion

The final three virtues that we’ll be discussing are faith, hope and charity, considered theological virtues. These virtues are mentioned together in 1 Corinthians 13: “And now faith, hope, and love abide, th ...

Category: Religion Spirituality ULC Topics

In contrast to the seven virtues are the seven cardinal sins. Under Christian philosophy, the seven deadly sins are vices that lead to other immoralities. Generally, the concept of these sins is thought to come from the ...

Category: Religion Spirituality ULC Topics

January 30 marked the beginning of the Season of Nonviolence, a 64-day international campaign that begins on the anniversary of the death of Mohandas Gandhi and ends on April 4, the anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Human Rights Politics