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Italy’s Coronavirus Victims Are Dying Alone

Outside of China, Italy is the country worst hit by the coronavirus outbreak to date. As of mid-March, the country had 27,000 confirmed cases and 2,158 COVID-19 related deaths. Fewer than 3,000 people are reported to h ...

Category: Disasters Health and Wellness Science

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The (Often) Negative Role Expectations Play in Your Life

The human mind is capable of many things. It can think, it can dream, it can plan. It can look forward to the future and try to predict how events will unfold. The key word here is try. More often than not, its predictio ...

Category: Health and Wellness

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How To Live Your Life With Purpose

“Live your life with purpose.” This phrase is becoming increasingly popular, but if you’re like many people today, you may wonder what, exactly, that means. You’re living … Isn’t that enough? Unfortunately, ...

Category: Freedom Health and Wellness

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What Do the Easter Bunny and Easter Eggs Have To Do With Jesus?

Every holiday has its symbol. Halloween’s is the pumpkin. Thanksgiving’s is the turkey. Christmas is characterized by Santa Claus. Valentine’s Day has the heart. And then there’s Easter. For Easter, people throug ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion Christianity

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What Is Holy Week?

For many devout followers, Easter entails much more than a single day on which individuals find baskets, hunt for eggs and gather with family. Rather, Easter really begins on Ash Wednesday, continues through Lent and com ...

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Can a Religious School Fire a Teacher for Sexual Orientation?

The Catholic Church is under fire yet again, except this time for allowing its schools to discriminate against and fire teachers for their sexual orientation. Most recently, two teachers at a Seattle-based school were fo ...

Category: Politics Religion school

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How To Talk to Your Kids About Religion as Secular Parents

As secular parents, you may feel that any religious discussion is a non-issue, as why introduce your kids to something you yourself don’t believe? Good question. While secularism is on the rise, new parents or soon-to ...

Category: Religion Spirituality freedom from religion

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How Slowing Down Can Improve Your Relationships With Those You Love (Including God)

Once upon a time, experts predicted that the speed of technology, robots and satellites would pose a huge problem for American businesses. However, without the gift of hindsight, the problem these “experts” predict ...

Category: Spirituality Christianity

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Signs God Is Telling You To Slow Down

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s so easy to get caught up in day-to-day responsibilities and technology. If you don’t have something you need to be doing now, you’re thinking about something you could be doing i ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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Putting the Joy Back in the Lenten Season: Tips for Making It Through the Season of Sacrifice

For the majority of the world, the 46 days leading up to Easter are just like any other. For devout Christians and Catholics, however, the period is characterized by little indulgence and unwilling sacrifice. It is the p ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Christianity

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