Holidays And Observances - ULC Blog

Churches that operate according to liturgical traditions often do so by observing different seasons throughout the year. Each season has its own purpose. Some are for reflection and repentance, while others are meant to ...

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Many people have traditions for major holidays that are passed down from generation to generation. They know who's going to throw the best party on New Year's Eve, and they have a list of favorite menu items for the Inde ...

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Most Americans might think of Halloween or Thanksgiving when thinking of fall celebrations. But there are a bunch of autumn holidays around the world, from Diwali to Dia de Los Muertos!

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Fall is a magical time of the year. The weather cools off, and the days start getting shorter. Many betrothed couples choose to get married in the spring, but why wait? Fall provides the perfect backdrop for a wedding wi ...

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A new year often brings hope and the promise of a new start. Gyms and fitness studios see their largest crowds in January as people resolve that this will be the year that they get down to their target weight or get stro ...

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Many people make ambitious resolutions each new year. Their follow-through may end up being less than optimal, though. If you have trouble reaching the goals you set, you may just need to reimagine them to benefit others ...

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The holidays are a time to connect with loved ones. The season can also be hard for some people. When celebrations are centered around families, those who are single may feel their isolation more acutely. Loneliness is n ...

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The holiday season seems to start earlier every year, especially for retailers. Anxious to get their wares out before the competition, some stores even start putting out Christmas trees and ornaments in October. By the t ...

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A lot of people set goals for each new year, but for some people, this process is too linear to be practical. Choosing a theme may be a more productive alternative for you. For it to work the way it's supposed to, howeve ...

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Sabbath is a term for rejuvenation. Its origin is tied to the creation story found in Genesis, at the end of which God rested on the seventh day. The message of the myth is that it is good and right for human beings to t ...

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