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Posts Tagged: death

If you're like most Americans, you watched the debate over the American Health Care Act of 2017 with a lot of anticipation, whichever side you were on. It's no secret that the healthcare system of the United States isn't ...

Category: Aid, Health and Wellness

In April last year, Reverend Rene Robert, a Franciscan priest in St. Augustine, was found shot to death in Augusta, Georgia. Steven Murray, a repeat offender who was being helped by Robert, was charged with killing him. ...

Category: Human Rights, Morality, Politics, Religion

Although you won't find the phrase "ashes to ashes" in the Bible itself, you will find many scriptures talking about how our bodies begin and end as dust. Where did that phrase come from? It's actually from the "Book of ...

Category: Environment, Funerals

Very often, a ULC minister will have to give a eulogy at a funeral, but you don't have to be a minister to give the eulogy. The family might ask you to say a few words about the deceased, especially if you were close to ...

Category: Funerals

In biblical times, it was common for a father to bless his sons not only with his material worth, but also with a heartfelt expression of what truly mattered to him. His dreams of the future, his forgiveness and his hop ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Morality

Recently, the Vatican issued guidelines about cremation and scattering ashes. If you only saw the following headlines, you might be confused:Vatican Issues New Cremation Guidelines for 'Faithfully Departed' Final restin ...

Category: Funerals, Online Ordination, Christianity

A hotly debated topic in the United States currently is whether or not a person has the right to die (sometimes known as death with dignity or assisted suicide) when he or she has received a terminal illness. This usual ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Morality, Online Ordination, Social Justice

You've probably heard by now about the young boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo. After he fell in, he was approached by a gorilla named Harambe. The other two gorillas who were in there at the t ...

Category: Human Rights, Online Ordination

Miraculous Moments: True Stories Affirming that Life Goes On Elissa al-Chokhachy, MA, RN, CHPNBirth, death and the order in which they fall are some of the only universal truths and consistencies throughout the entirety ...

Category: ULC Books

Proponents of faith healing may believe that God is more powerful than modern medicine, or fear interfering with God's will, or their religious doctrines may prohibit them from undergoing certain procedures. Sometimes th ...

Category: Faith Healing, Freedom of Religion