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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

If you pay attention to religious news, then you've probably seen the name Eugene Peterson in the headlines. Apparently, people should know who he is, but unless you really follow religious writings, you may not recogniz ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion, Spirituality, Christianity

In 2006, Katharine Jefferts Schori was elected presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. As such, she was chief pastor of over 109 dioceses in 17 countries. She was the first woman to be elected to this position in the E ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion, Spirituality, Christianity

Oklahoma is part of the Bible Belt, an informal region of the southern United States in which Christianity has played an important role in society and politics. It's estimated that there are more than 3,500 churches in t ...

Category: Religion, Christianity

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 ...

Category: Aid, Human Rights, Social Justice

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

Niceness and kindness are two words that are often used interchangeably, but there is a big difference between them. Nice people generally act in ways that conform to society's views. A kind person acts out of a deep lov ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Morality, Religion

One of the most influential plays of the 20th century would have to be “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Probably everyone knows the famous line, “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers,” s ...

Category: Equal Rights, Human Rights, Social Equality