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5 Reasons You Should Reinstate the Family Meal

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

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Simple Goals To Become a Family With Purpose

If you’re like most people, you have individual goals you set for yourself. Your spouse may also have his or her own aims, and even your children may have already established basic objectives for themselves. But what a ...

Category: Health and Wellness

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Celebrating May Beyond Mothers, Graduations and the Kentucky Derby

The month of May marks the end of school, the beginning of summer vacations and the return of flowers and greenery to the landscape. One of the May birth flowers is lily of the valley, quite appropriate because this flow ...

Category: Aid Holidays and Observances

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The Reason Behind No-Meat Fridays During Lent, and Why Fish Is Okay

Lent comes with a lot of rules, especially if you’re a devout Catholic. One such rule is that you may not eat meat on Fridays. However, you can replace the meat in your diet with fish, but why is that? The rules may se ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

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Foods and Their Meanings Around the World

Since ancient times, people have been attributing symbolic meaning to foods. In some cultures, a plate of spaghetti is not just a plate of spaghetti, and in some households, a single piece of fruit may represent luck, fe ...

Category: Religion Superstitions

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Who Do Atheists Thank on Thanksgiving?

Ah, Thanksgiving. This most American of holidays started well over 300 years ago when righteous Pilgrims and friendly Wampanoag Indians came together to thank their respective gods for a bountiful harvest. Thanksgiving ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

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5 Inspiring Saints With October Feast Days

The Catholic Church celebrates many saints each month. You don’t have to be Catholic to be inspired by their stories. Here are five saints whose feast days are in October. Saint Francis of Assisi Saint Francis is ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

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Salt in the New Testament

One of the most famous references to salt is from Matthew 5, when Jesus is preaching the Sermon on the Mount. The disciples are referred to as “the salt of the earth.” Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary e ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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What Role Does Salt Play in the Old Testament?

Salt is mentioned throughout the Bible, in both the Old and New Testaments. Understanding its role in ancient times can help you understand scripture. In Israel, the Dead Sea was a source of salt, which in the Old Testam ...

Category: Religion Religious Items

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Seven Deadly Sins – Gluttony

Gluttony is usually associated with overeating, but it really has to do with overconsumption. In “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” Augustus Gloop, the first child who has an accident, almost drowns in the ...

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