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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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Immunization Through Faith? That Might Just Go Viral

While many parts of the United States have ordered churchgoers to stay home during the coronavirus, some church leaders are still holding services and telling their congregation that faith in God will protect them

Category: Faith Healing Morality

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A Collection of Good News Stories Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic

It seems like all anyone talks about these days is the coronavirus. While it’s good to stay informed, too much exposure to daunting news can be bad for your mental health and overall well-being. It may boost your spiri ...

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The Reason Behind No-Meat Fridays During Lent, and Why Fish Is Okay

Lent comes with a lot of rules, especially if you’re a devout Catholic. One such rule is that you may not eat meat on Fridays. However, you can replace the meat in your diet with fish, but why is that? The rules may se ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

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Getting Married, Social Distancing Style

With much of the country social distancing or under shelter-in-place orders, it seemed that weddings wouldn't be possible for some time. One ULC minister in NYC found a creative way to go ahead with one anyway.

Category: Weddings

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