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3 Patron Saints To Pray To During the Time of the Coronavirus

It’s safe to say that the coronavirus has everyone in a panic, and why shouldn’t it? With at least a 3.4% estimated mortality rate, the novel COVID-19 is significantly higher than that of the annual flu, which typica ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

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Bad Reasons To Leave Your Church

There are dozens of good reasons to leave your church. Maybe the leaders are morally corrupt and hypocritical in their teachings. Maybe the leaders make it a habit of shaming members in front of the entire congregation. ...

Category: Religion

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Pro-Life Activists Allowed to Hold Protests Despite Coronavirus Restrictions

Pro-life protestors can continue to protest in Michigan during the state's stay-at-home order after Governor Gretchen Whitmer clairifies what activities are prohibited during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Category: Freedom of Religion

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5 Things You Should Focus Your Time and Energy On Other Than Cleaning

Mary Randolph Carter, the Queen of Junk, once said that a perfectly kept house is the sign of a misspent life. People who adhere to the proverb that says cleanliness is next to godliness may have a hard time accepting th ...

Category: Spirituality

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Signs It’s Time To Leave Your Church

The decision to leave a church is not one that most make lightly. Church, for many, is home, and the other members family. By leaving your church, you aren’t just moving away from four walls and pews — you are leavin ...

Category: Religion

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How To Let Go of Your Expectations and Live a Happier Life

Ask 100 random people about their thoughts on expectations, and chances are the majority will tell you they think expectations are a good thing. The rationale behind this is that expectations push you to do more and be a ...

Category: Uncategorized

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Religious Freedom to Harm?

We are saddened to hear yet another story of a stubborn pastor putting his congregation and his entire community at a heightened and unnecessary risk of contracting and transmitting coronavirus. This time around it’s F ...

Category: Morality Religion Science

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U.S. Churches Ignore Stay-at-Home Orders Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

In 1802, Thomas Jefferson created the phrase “separation of church and state” in a letter addressed to Danbury Baptist Association in Connecticut. Though the first amendment does not use this phrase, Mr. Jefferson em ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality Politics Religion

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Malaysia Instructs Women to Dress Up and Keep Husbands Happy in Quarantine

With rates of domestic violence skyrocketing, the Malaysian government issued tips for how wives can keep their husbands happy during quarantine. Needless to say, critics were outraged by the misogynistic suggestions. 

Category: Equal Rights Health and Wellness

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Can I Perform a Wedding on Video Chat During the Pandemic?

One of the best things about being a ULC minister is that you have a lot of flexibility for how to hold a ceremony. But can you perform a wedding via Zoom during the coronavirus shutdown? That's a complicated question. 

Category: Perform a Wedding

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