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School is the place where many children discover new interests and start dreaming about what they want to be when they grow up. They meet new friends and develop social skills beyond what they are able to practice at hom ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Morality

Guarding against wastefulness is a common practice among communities of faith. As climate change continues to threaten the safety and future of humanity, many leaders such as Pope Francis call on their religions' followe ...

Category: Morality

Almost every area of the country has access to at least one food pantry. Some people who are too embarrassed or afraid to visit a community food center, however, may show up on your church's doorstep. If your faith commu ...

Category: Morality

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

Most spiritual communities have feasts of some kind. It is a common part of humanity to want to celebrate joyous occasions. Merriam-Webster defines feast as "an elaborate and usually abundant meal often accompanied by a ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Shrove Tuesday occurs every year the day before the season of Lent begins. It can mean different things to different faith communities. For some believers, it is a solemn event that involves confession and being shriven ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion Christianity

Every year, liturgical congregations observe Lent. This season begins with Ash Wednesday and lasts 40 days, ending on Easter Sunday. Overall, it is generally understood as a time of repentance and reflection and often in ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

“Halal” is a term that refers to a good and acceptable way of life for a person who is Muslim. It means the opposite of the word “haram,” another Arabic term that refers to that which is forbidden. There are very ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

Bad habits, though seemingly innocent enough, can negatively impact several areas of your life. From harming your physical and mental health to hurting your relationships with others, they often act as a silent destroyer ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

The dinner table has long been the place where parents could impart their values to their children, strengthen their bond as a family and ultimately unite their family in love. Unfortunately, the family dinner is a fast- ...

Category: Health and Wellness