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The Growing Trend of Humanist Funerals

As Americans become ever less religious, so too have our celebrated life milestones such as births, weddings, and funerals. Many of these celebrations are no longer held in a church, synagogue, or mosque, presided over b ...

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Eco-Friendly Funerals and Religious Beliefs

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

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How to Give a Eulogy

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

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Think About Your Ethical Will

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

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Dealing With Grief at the Holidays

"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

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The Right to Die

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 usuall ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality Social Justice

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Funeral Ceremony for MIT Police Officer

April 15, 2013 will never be forgotten by the residents of Boston; it is the date of the Boston Marathon bombings. The bombs that went off near the end of the marathon killed three spectators and injured hundreds more. ...

Category: Funerals

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What Can A ULC Minister Do Once Ordained?

For the most part, the men and women from around the world who get ordained online through the Universal Life Church can do many of the things "conventional" ministers do in the United States. This is because our church ...

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