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If you're one of those people who have stopped setting New Year's resolutions, you're not alone. It's demoralizing and defeating when you set high expectations for yourself on January 1, only to keep those goals for just ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

If you've decided to do more Bible reading in 2017, you need to have a plan. Fortunately, there are many different apps and websites that offer a plan based on your own preferences and schedule. It seems so easy to just ...

Category: Online Ordination, Christianity, Be a Minister

Lives don't only get busy through the holiday season, although that certainly doesn't help in managing your schedule. When you feel as if your calendar is out of control, you get stressed. What can you do to keep your li ...

Category: Faith Healing, Health and Wellness

_"Keep in mind that to avoid loneliness, many people need both a social circle and an intimate attachment. Having just one of two may still leave you feeling lonely." Gretchen Rubin_Those without friends and family at th ...

Category: Health and Wellness

December 26, the day following Christmas, isn't just the day when everyone returns their gifts and eats leftovers. The day has much more significance than most of us realize. In the church, December 26 is St. Stephen's D ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

In English countries, the holiday celebration continues on December 26 with a custom known as Boxing Day. Servants and masters may trade places, but the tradition began years ago. The gentry would retain their servants o ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Hanukkah is often compared to Christmas, but there are many differences between the Christian and Jewish celebrations. One key difference is that Christmas is always celebrated on December 25, while the date of Hanukkah ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism

As you're making your resolutions for the new year, consider adding mentoring to your list. January is National Mentoring Month, a national campaign to increase awareness about the benefits of mentoring. Young people nee ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Social Equality

If you're like most Americans, you know the words to the popular Christmas song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas," but you may not realize what the Christmas meaning is. It can seem as if Christmas is over all too quickly ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Christianity

As the third most populous city in America, Chicago offers a great deal of culture to the more than 52 million annual visitors. It's been named the "Best Sports City" in the United States three different times, as it has ...

Category: Religion