T-shirt asking for a kidney donation at Disney World
January 2nd, 2018

A combination of Disney magic, the power of social media, and the kindness of strangers has changed the life of one single father from New Jersey forever. The craziest thing? It all started from a message written on a T-shirt. Continue reading

A haunted house viewed through the trees.
October 13th, 2017

It’s October, the time of the year where people go to painstaking effort to decorate their porches with cobwebs, scarecrows, spiders, and other ghoulish items. But for some houses, the spooky activity doesn’t stop when Halloween ends. Some houses are just plain haunted. Continue reading

A map showing the cross paths of eclipses
August 21st, 2017

For the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse has just passed over the United States. This got us wondering: what is the significance of the eclipse? There are those who see the eclipse as strictly a scientific … Continue reading

Aghor person carrying a skull
June 28th, 2017

CNN recently sent a religious correspondent into northern India to learn about the Aghor religion, a unique sect of Hinduism notorious for its extreme ritualistic practices, such as eating human flesh. What the reporter found was exactly that – and … Continue reading

A few example New Year's resolutions
January 4th, 2017

The crazy year of 2016 has finally come to a close, leaving many of us breathing a sigh of relief. As we look back on the past 12 months, there were plenty of reasons to feel disillusioned. From the toxic … Continue reading

May 18th, 2012

Popular belief states that religion teaches people to have compassion for one another, but is this really the case? A new study suggests that people who are not interested in religion are more motivated by compassion to show generosity than … Continue reading

April 30th, 2012

Where in the brain does God reside? Does spiritual experience originate in the mind? Such questions are nearly unanswerable, but scientists are beginning to paint a clearer picture of what happens inside our brains during moments of spiritual insight. We … Continue reading

March 26th, 2012

Maybe you are one of them–women, and even some men, who have secreted away from the church pew to summon the goddess in the sacred grove. The trend is growing, it seems. More people are searching for spiritual fulfillment by … Continue reading

January 20th, 2012

Just two days after it was posted on Youtube, the video had racked up over 2 million views and now has over 15 million. The number of comments now totals over 30,000. In it, the author, Jefferson Brethke, recites a … Continue reading

January 9th, 2012

Students across the country sign up to become legally ordained online at the Universal Life Church Monastery. We focus on the impact of the economy on this trend and growing student interest at one such college, the University of Georgia. Continue reading