Holidays

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The Surprising Stories Behind Our Christmas Carols

Some carols were born to Christmas, some achieved Christmas, and some had Christmas thrust on them.

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A Slightly Merry Crisis Psych Christmas Story

‘Twas the night I had to send a lady into rehab and ring the Salvation Army bell in her place.

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Let’s Transform Thanksgiving . . . Into Stranger Day

Save the comfortable for Christmas. Take a risk this Thanksgiving. 

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When a Conversion Separates a Family

An interfaith family struggles to maintain separate, authentic faiths, and mutual appreciation.

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7 Ways to Talk to Your Family Atheist

These suggestions can help improve family relations, especially at holiday gatherings.

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How Not to Lose Your Soul Over the Holidays

These 8 tips will help preserve your soul in the midst of the holiday madness.

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20 Christmas Songs That Are Better Than the Ones You’re Listening To

Tired of hearing the same old Christmas songs each season? Give these renditions a listen.

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Christmas in America: Belief in Virgin Birth of Jesus

Many Americans hold a belief in the virgin birth of Christ.

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My Resolution: Shine More, Bleed Less

After 48 hours of having the kids home for the holidays, I’d had enough. So we stopped and read.