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Learning About Mortality From Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius (121–180 AD) was a Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher. He’s most remembered today for his plethora of pithy comments such as the following: Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Eve ...

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What Is Virtue?

As with so many extremely broad questions, the answer to this one depends on who you ask. For instance, Merriam-Webster defines virtue as the following: Conformity to a standard of right; morality A particular moral ex ...

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Thank Volunteers in April

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 ...

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Caregivers Need Respite

As the holidays approach, everyone’s schedule gets really busy. If you’re one of the 43.5 million informal caregivers in the United States who provides unpaid care to a family member with a disability or illn ...

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Books To Help You Heal From Abuse and Domestic Violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but the Senate Judiciary Committee has probably brought more awareness about sexual violence than any other event this year. It’s been a difficult time for vic ...

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Tips for Taking a Volun-cation

One new trend in tourism is volunteering while you’re on vacation. It’s not just for spring break any more. Voluntourism is about making a difference in the community where you’re staying. It doesn&rsqu ...

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Domestic Violence and the Church

Anglican Communion News Service recently reported on domestic violence (DV) in the church. Churchgoers in the county of Cumbria, England, were surveyed by academics with Coventry University and University of Leicester. O ...

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Recovering After Domestic Violence

The ULC supports many charitable organizations, including the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Our blogs often focus on what you can do to prevent domestic violence and to educate you about domestic violence ...

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Faith Groups Instrumental in Providing Disaster Relief

After watching some of the major disasters over the past several months, Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, forest fires in the western U.S and earthquakes in Mexico, most people's empathy is on high. Those who have gone unaf ...

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Domestic Violence Prevention Initiatives

Domestic violence affects men and women. Men can be abusers or victims, as can women. However, the reality is that many more men are abusers than get abused. Women are more commonly the victims. Although many programs ad ...

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