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As the Fourth of July approaches, let's take some time to remember some of the famous (and not-so-famous) men and women who were part of America's fight for freedom from England. The men who signed the Declaration of Ind ...

Category: Freedom, Holidays and Observances, Politics, Religion

Summer might be the ideal time for a vacation, but do you really relax when you've got time off to do things you don't normally do? If you're like most people, you spend a week racing around trying to have as much fun as ...

Category: Health and Wellness

Last week, in North Carolina, a Starbucks barista reportedly bullied a customer who was wearing a t-shirt that supported President Trump. This isn't the first time a customer has been bullied for their political beliefs. ...

Category: Equal Rights, Morality, Politics, Religion

Summer might be the time for vacations, but many people do not come back from a week of travel fully refreshed and revitalized. A hectic work schedule is traded for a frenzied week of visiting as many places as possible, ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Religion, Spirituality

Maine was the 23rd state to join the union in 1820. The state has never produced a United States president, but many famous artists, actors and professional sports players were born in the state. Stephen King, author of ...

Category: Religion

Most people are aware of PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder. In 1980, when the American Psychiatric Association added PTSD to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, it was considered controversia ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Religion

San Francisco might be might known for the Golden Gate Bridge, the Peace Movement and cable cars, but it has a rich religious history. The Spanish Empire established the Presidio of San Francisco in 1776, which was quick ...

Category: Religion

Mother's Day, Father's Day or Grandparent's Day are all very nice holidays when you have a typical family, but what happens when a parent or grandparent has been abusive or passed away? Dealing with these holidays can be ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

On May 12, 2017, NPR released an article with the headline, "U.S. Has The Worst Rate Of Maternal Deaths In The Developed World." The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. is 26.4 deaths per 100,000 live births. In Finland, ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Human Rights, Religion

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, but it's also observed as a month of fasting in remembrance of the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. All adult Muslims are obliged to fast, except those who ar ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Islam, Religion