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How To Navigate Differing COVID Comfort Levels

In many areas of the country, churches that shut down during the first wave of COVID-19 outbreaks have moved back to in-person services and now may be shutting down again. Some members are likely to be uncomfortable with ...

Category: Morality Religion Science

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Stop and Smell the Roses

Do you have too much to do and not enough time? Even with so many people staying home due to COVID-19 restrictions, it still seems as if most Americans “rush and rush until life’s no fun.” Stopping to smell the ros ...

Category: Health and Wellness

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Observing Advent: Honoring the Slowness of the Season

The period of the year between late November through December isn't known for its ease and tranquility. Students and teachers are rushing to finish up the semester before a well-deserved break. Families are preparing the ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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How To Make the Most of the Holidays for Your Family

When the holiday season approaches, many people start looking forward to their favorite traditions. Others, however, start to feel a sense of impending dread along with the excitement. When your anticipation of the upcom ...

Category: Uncategorized

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The Shooting of a Buddhist Monk in North Carolina

Five months ago, on Saturday, July 18, a Buddhist monk in a temple in North Carolina was shot and killed. The bullet that killed him was fired from outside and hit him after going through the wall of the temple. Whether ...

Category: Buddhism

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Do Political Campaigns Belong in the Church?

During an election year, you may hear a lot of overlap between religious leaders and politicians. People of varying beliefs claim that certain people running for office offer more to those who believe in God. They may ev ...

Category: Politics Religion

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How Dropping the Number of Refugees Allowed Into the US Is Affecting Displaced Religious Minorities

Historically, the United States has allowed for around 81,000 refugees to be admitted into the country every year. These are often religious minorities or similarly discriminated-against people fleeing from some of the w ...

Category: Aid Morality Politics Religion

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A List of Great Diversity Reads for Your Bookshelf

Even if you couldn't make it to the beach for a day of summer reading this year, you can still pick up a great diversity of books that will help open your eyes to the experiences of others. Joy Harjo — Poet Laureate ...

Category: Human Rights

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Chinese Uighurs and Religious Persecution

The persecution of people based on their religion has historically created massive challenges and led to the displacement of minority groups across the world. As many developed countries continue to boost their religious ...

Category: Aid Freedom of Religion Human Rights

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A Playlist of Political Protest Songs

Artists have long used creative works to support civil rights and peace. Music has often driven change and supported the hard work of activists. Here are some musicians and groups who have published music that in some wa ...

Category: Equal Rights Politics

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