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Posts Tagged: family

Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza or Saturnalia, November marks the start of a holiday season that can be extremely busy with family, friends, parties and more. You’re not only pressured to spend ex ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

The day after Thanksgiving used to be a day when families went shopping together for great deals. Today, Black Friday is more of a chaotic, commercialized battlefield that has turned good people into crazed customers. Bl ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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

Mother's Day, Father's Day or Grandparent's Day are all very nice holidays when you have a typical family, but what happens when a parent or grandparent has been abusive or passed away? Dealing with these holidays can be ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

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 hope ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Morality

"There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakabl ...

Category: Funerals, Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

Although it's not a national holiday, August is often referred to as "What will be your legacy month." Each person will leave a legacy to his or her family, whether he or she plans to or not. Most people think about a le ...

Category: Ceremonies, Holidays and Observances

Parenting a teenager can be a challenge. Almost all teenagers are dealing with raging hormones, and that can make them difficult to be with. Even the most well-behaved teenager is bound to have his or her moments. It's u ...

Category: Morality

It's completely natural for humans to crave companionship. While it's nice to be alone sometimes, most of us feel the need to spend time with other people. This may be a spouse, a parent, or a friend. Isolation for long ...

Category: Health and Wellness