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Time to get your ween on

Reading Time: 2 minutes “JesusWeen is a God-given vision which was born as an answer to the cry of many every October 31st. The dictionary meaning of Ween is to expect, believe or think. We therefore see October 31st as a day to expect a gift of salvation and re-think receiving Jesus. “Every year, the world and its system […]

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Consolation (without religion) for a grieving child

Reading Time: 4 minutes Guest post by Wendy Thomas Russell. Author of the forthcoming book Relax, It’s Just God, Wendy is a strong, funny, articulate new voice in secular parenting. Reposted from WendyThomasRussell.com. Consolation (without religion) for a grieving child by Wendy Thomas Russell Last week, an 8-year-old boy in Seal Beach, Calif., was orphaned in one of the […]

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Grief Beyond Belief

Reading Time: 2 minutes For atheists who need some support after experienced the death of a loved one, there’s a new Facebook group that could offer some help: Grief Beyond Belief. Grief Beyond Belief provides a safe space for atheists and other non-religious people to share and process the death of a loved one. Because bereavement is sometimes the […]

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Goodbye to Jack Kevorkian

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr. Jack Kevorkian died earlier today at the age of 83. He was known as “Dr. Death” to most of the public but “Dr. Dignity” to a lot of Humanists because of how he helped people end their lives on their own terms. “Somebody has to do something for suffering humanity,” Kevorkian once said. “I […]