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Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza or Saturnalia, November marks the start of a holiday season that can be extremely busy with family, friends, parties and more. You’re not only pressured to spend ex ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

The day after Thanksgiving used to be a day when families went shopping together for great deals. Today, Black Friday is more of a chaotic, commercialized battlefield that has turned good people into crazed customers. Bl ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Thanksgiving might be an American holiday, but cultures around the world have celebrated the harvest for centuries. This year, add something new to your Thanksgiving celebration by remembering your own heritage. Cook som ...

Category: Ceremonies, Holidays and Observances

According to most grocers, Thanksgiving is the biggest food holiday in the United States. Interestingly, November is also National Diabetes Month. It’s kind of ironic when you think about it. According to the CDC, ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances, Religion

Halloween might be the holiday every child looks forward to all year, but Protestant churches remember October 31st as Reformation Day. It was 500 years ago that Martin Luther wrote his “Ninety-Five Theses” a ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Christianity

If you love a good fairy tale where good triumphs over evil or knowledge beats out ignorance, then you'll really appreciate the Hindu festival of lights, called Diwali or Deepavali. In the northern hemisphere, this hol ...

Category: Ceremonies, Holidays and Observances, Religion

Jen Hatmaker, a Christian author, spoke out in support of the LGBT community and same-sex marriage. Her books were taken off the shelves at LifeWay Christian stores due to her beliefs. LifeWay has the right to sell whi ...

Category: Freedom, Holidays and Observances, Morality, Religion

In the United States, we celebrate the new year in January with drinking and football. September marks the new school year. If you have a business, your fiscal calendar may begin in October. No one really thinks too mu ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Judaism

"The Fantasticks" ran for 42 years off-Broadway, and it's been produced in 67 countries around the world. Its popularity is probably due to its memorable songs, the story and the minimalist set design. The opening numb ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

Alexander Pope said, "To err is human; to forgive, divine." Merriam-Webster defines forgiveness as "to cease to feel resentment against (an offender)." Most of today's world religions have some kind of teaching on forgi ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances