San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneels on the sideline during the national anthem.
September 14th, 2016

What does it mean to be patriotic? That’s a question on the minds of many after a string of recent events – from the Rio Olympics, to the football field, and even the classroom – have turned the spotlight on … Continue reading

Map of Middle East showing potential location for the Garden of Eden.
August 12th, 2016

The Garden of Eden is a well-recognized name in the religious world. Although it features prominently in the Bible, parallel examples are found in other religions, too. Due to its notoriety, the Garden of Eden has immense significance to many. … Continue reading

A group of modern greeks reenacting an ancient religious ceremony
July 1st, 2016

Some of you may be familiar with the ancient Greek religion, a polytheistic faith which involves the worship of many different gods and goddesses. These figures also feature prominently in much of Greek mythology, a famous set of stories and teachings from ancient … Continue reading

An entitled child ignoring his mother.
June 30th, 2016

By now, everyone has likely heard the story of Brock Turner, the Stanford swimmer who was convicted of rape. The case sparked outrage after he received just a six-month sentence despite facing up to fourteen years in prison on three … Continue reading

A child at a private religious school raising his hand in class.
June 3rd, 2016

Deciding where to send your children to school can be tough. Most people choose the public school route, as it’s a well-established institution and one that comes with minimal fees. People who send their children to public schools know that … Continue reading

Vlogger takes a video of himself
May 9th, 2016

Remember when online blogging was the newest thing? Well these days it’s all about video blogging, or vlogging, for short. Vloggers (as they’re called), make videos on a whole range of topics, offering opinions, streaming content, or simply documenting their … Continue reading

Humility is the first step to getting along with people of different faiths.
February 3rd, 2016

Perhaps now more than ever before, there seems to be a rift between people of different religions. You see it everywhere in news articles, on social media, and perhaps in your own life. Depending on the nature of your disagreements, … Continue reading

sabbath
October 26th, 2015

The Importance of Resting on the Sabbath The Sabbath day is a day of the week that many religious people observe. It is seen as a day of rest; a time that people can take a break from hectic schedules … Continue reading

meaning of color
August 31st, 2015

The power of color to influence our behaviors and attitudes has been established by science and magnified by literature. Color plays a tremendous role in all of our lives, and has, since ancient times, been used as a way of … Continue reading

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May 5th, 2015

Here we go again. What compels people to burn down their own neighborhoods, to smash windows of innocent shop owners, to rampage and set cars ablaze? Are the Baltimore riots just old-school-rioting, or is it the foreboding sign of an … Continue reading