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Dealing With Loneliness

Joss Whedon said, “Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there.” Many people feel lonely even in a crowd of people. Loneliness is complex emotion. It’s a sadness when you feel like you don’t ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

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The Limits of Empathy

Empathy is a huge buzzword nowadays. Depending on who you believe, today’s world has too little or too much empathy. At its core, empathy is the ability to understand and share someone else’s feelings. Actua ...

Category: Aid Morality

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What Is Hoodoo and Can It Help You in Your Time of Need?

You’ve likely never heard of Hoodoo unless you’re from the New Orleans area or the Lowcountry of South Carolina, where this form of witchery and healing is quite well known and widely practiced. Originating i ...

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#1Thing for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The first Domestic Violence Awareness Month was held 32 years ago in 1987. The concept began in 1981 as a way to connect advocates working together to end domestic violence. What began as a one-day event has turned into ...

Category: Aid Morality

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Millennials and Nuns: An Unlikely Coalition Out To Change the World

Just because religious affiliation continues to dwindle in America does not mean that the number of people desiring a more environmentally friendly and socially progressive country is likewise declining. Enter Nuns and N ...

Category: Politics Religion

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Churches Band Together To Wipe Out Medical Debt

In an example of true Christian charity, churches across America are banding together to eradicate the medical debt owed by strangers the church members likely never will meet. In a cooperative effort sweeping the countr ...

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When Thoughts and Prayers Aren’t Enough

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently condemned “thoughts and prayers” after the New Zealand tragedy. Sometimes, Christians say that to be dismissive, “I’ll pray for you, but I just don& ...

Category: Disasters Morality Politics Religion

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Donate Life in April

National Donate Life Month was first celebrated in 2003 to focus on organ, eye and tissue donation. This year’s theme, “Life is a beautiful ride,” is inspired by bicycles and the circle of life. Tissue ...

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Thank Volunteers in April

Oscar Wilde said, “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” Millions of people volunteer to help others every day. Muhammad Ali said, “Service to others is the rent you p ...

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Make Plans Now To Remember a Season for Nonviolence

On January 30, 1948, the world stopped for a few minutes when it was announced that Mahatma Gandhi had been assassinated. A New York Times editorial called Gandhi a “saint.” Albert Einstein wrote, “He d ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Morality

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