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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 holid ...

Category: Ceremonies, Holidays and Observances, Religion

With nicknames like "Sin City," "The Gambling Capital of the World" and "America's Playground," Las Vegas may not seem to have much of a religious history, but there's more to Vegas than just weddings and gambling. The r ...

Category: Religion, Spirituality, Weddings, Christianity, Judaism

Most people want to help others in need, no matter what your faith background is or isn't. Tropical Storm Harvey has left thousands of people in Texas needing basic requirements, shelter, food and clothing, and many orga ...

Category: Aid, Disasters, Religion

Imagine being unable to communicate vocally. Pretend you're walking outside and can't hear the cars coming down the road. You won't be able to listen to music, hear the television or know when your child is singing a son ...

Category: Aid, Religion, Social Equality

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 which ...

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 much ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism

St. Augustine, Florida, holds the claim to the "oldest continuously occupied settlement of European origin" in the mainland United States. It was founded in 1565 by a Spanish conquistador. The Spanish ruled the community ...

Category: Religion, Spirituality, Christianity

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. On average, there are about 121 suicides each day, and half of those involve firearms. Men are ...

Category: Aid, Faith Healing, Health and Wellness, Religion

The eyes of America have been on Charlottesville. Cville, as it is colloquially known, is home to Monticello, the estate of Thomas Jefferson. Monticello is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that should be on everyone's bucket ...

Category: Religion, Spirituality, Christianity

"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 number ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances, Religion