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The dark reasons so many rich people are miserable human beings

It’s no picnic having a massive bank balance<p>Mo money, mo problems.<p>New research shows the richer we get, the less happy we become. A study, published …

Happiness

What Your Cuddling Position Says About Your Relationship, According To An Expert

Have you ever cuddled with a casual hookup? I have and it was as awkward as you'd expect. I'm not exactly sure how we got there but one minute we …

5 Things To Know About Screen Time Right Now

After another round of holidays, it's safe to assume, a lot of children have been diving into media more than usual. They may have received new electronic toys and gadgets or downloaded new apps and games. Managing all that bleeping and buzzing activity causes anxiety in many parents. Here's a …

Middle School

Is Hell Real?

In his visit to Fatima on Saturday, Pope Francis warned the half million member congregation to avoid a life that “profanes God in his creatures…Such …

Our Mother Who Art In Heaven?

With the recent launch of <i>The Shack</i> movie, we are reminded of a whole mix of theological questions raised by the novel, and the problems of projecting …

11 Singer-Songwriters Who Deserve The Nobel Prize

When Bob Dylan won the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature it certainly stirred the academic pot. He was not only the first American to win the prize …

Literature

Read Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize in Literature Banquet Speech

When the news came out in early October that Bob Dylan was getting the Nobel Prize in Literature, it seemed like everyone had an opinion on the …

Literature

Songwriter Leonard Cohen Has Died: Here Are The Best "Hallelujah" Covers

Less than a month after releasing <i>You Want It Darker</i>, Leonard Cohen has died at 82. Cohen was famous as a poet, songwriter, and singer, but his legacy …

Music

Our Favorite Dylan Lyrics

I don’t know how many Dylan LPs, then tapes, then CDs I have worn out.<p>When I had a car, I sometimes forced myself to play something else, but I always went back to that music. It never palled.<p>I belong to the “Blowin’ in the Wind” generation, and those lyrics define it.<p>But I also love the “Woman” …

7 Brutal Life Lessons Everyone Has to Learn Multiple Times

How many times does it take, really?<p>How many times does it take to learn the same lesson?<p>Life is not a checklist. It is a practice. The thing with knowledge is that it can decay if left ignored--and that goes for anything. Just because you did it once does not mean it won't happen again. Or just …

New Leonard Cohen song is very Jewish — and very dark

JTA — Leonard Cohen released a new song on Wednesday, which happens to be his 82nd birthday — but it isn’t quite a celebratory tune.<p>Dense with Jewish …

Leonard Cohen’s New Biblical Dirge Is Among His Best Songs Ever

The 82-year-old legend faces his creator in ‘You Want It Darker,’ which is reminiscent of Johnny Cash’s last recordings—and may be his most powerful …

Leonard Cohen faces a holy darkness in new single

His Jewish heritage – and the Catholic heritage of his native Montreal – binds the throes of melancholy with rays of hope in his songs<p>In God, a poet …

50+ Best Home Decorating Ideas of All Time

These home decor tips from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

Home Decorating

The Eastern Perspective on the Trinity

All too often, the Eastern perspective on the Trinity is mistakenly overlooked by Western society in the study of Church History. This is …

Theology