Articles Tagged Culture - ULC Blog

Near the end of August (or later, if you live in southern states), you may start to notice the change in the weather. It's subtle at first. The morning breeze gets cooler, or the leaves on the trees start to shift colors ...

Category: Health and Wellness

You have probably seen the announcements on social media. A couple throwing a party to celebrate finding out whether the child they are having is going to be a girl or boy. You may even have attended one. Most of the peo ...

Category: Ceremonies Social Equality

There are many books and movies that regale the benefits of friendship. Friends offer comfort, support, laughter and joy. Religious texts are full of examples of friends who care for each other, even when no one else doe ...

Category: Uncategorized

Hosting an open mic night is a great way to help members of your congregation to come out of their shells and express creative talents that may otherwise go unnoticed, strengthening the relationships among members.

Category: Religion

The holiday season seems to start earlier every year, especially for retailers. Anxious to get their wares out before the competition, some stores even start putting out Christmas trees and ornaments in October. By the t ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

Saying goodbye is not easy, but sometimes it's necessary. Contrary to what many people may claim, church membership is not a lifelong commitment. There are many reasons you may decide to leave your church, and doing so g ...

Category: Religion Spirituality

A lot of people set goals for each new year, but for some people, this process is too linear to be practical. Choosing a theme may be a more productive alternative for you. For it to work the way it's supposed to, howeve ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

Sabbath is a term for rejuvenation. Its origin is tied to the creation story found in Genesis, at the end of which God rested on the seventh day. The message of the myth is that it is good and right for human beings to t ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion Judaism

Even if you couldn't make it to the beach for a day of summer reading this year, you can still pick up a great diversity of books that will help open your eyes to the experiences of others. Joy Harjo — Poet Laureate ...

Category: Human Rights

Artists have long used creative works to support civil rights and peace. Music has often driven change and supported the hard work of activists. Here are some musicians and groups who have published music that in some wa ...

Category: Equal Rights Politics