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Thanksgiving might be an American holiday, but cultures around the world have celebrated the harvest for centuries. This year, add something new to your Thanksgiving celebration by remembering your own heritage. Cook som ...

Category: Ceremonies Holidays and Observances

Imagine being unable to communicate vocally. Pretend you're walking outside and can't hear the cars coming down the road. You won't be able to listen to music, hear the television or know when your child is singing a s ...

Category: Aid Social Equality

Although there is no easy solution to poverty, there are proven methods that can help people find financial stability and economic security. Policy changes in the government can expand the middle class and help families ...

Category: Morality Religion Social Equality

In the Gospels of the New Testament, Jesus uses parables to give lessons to his disciples. A parable is simply a story that is used to illustrate a moral lesson. In Luke 15, the story of the prodigal son is told. This is ...

Category: Religion Christianity

There's been a huge debate over whether the hymns of the church are relevant today. We'll leave that argument for another time. No matter which side you're on, there's little denying that some of the songs played in chur ...

Category: Religion

In 2015, Charleston, South Carolina, made headlines when nine people were killed in a church by a white supremacist. The shooter targeted the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, which is one of the oldest black c ...

Category: Religion

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and although the style of music was considered rebellious when it was created, jazz was instrumental to the women's liberation movement and to the civil rights movement in America. But r ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

The King James Version of Psalm 23 reads: The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the path ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation Religion Christianity

During April, National Poetry Month, explore some poetry that you might not otherwise pick up. Most people are familiar with the poetry of the Bible, the Psalms or Song of Solomon, but there are so many other religious p ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

There has been a lot of focus on women in March, but the month is also when we remember the impact that the Irish-Americans have had on American history. President Donald Trump just announced Irish American Month, saying ...

Category: Holidays and Observances