How to Get More Energy When Tired

Sometimes you’re just tired of being tired. The days drag on, and especially during the darker times of the year, it’s hard to find energy for anything other than working, eating and sleeping. But there are some pretty simple things anyone can do to have more energy and joy in life, and here are some tips you can use. Interested […]

The 7 Ecumenical Councils of the Early Church, And How They Shaped Modern Christianity – Part 4: The Council of Chalcedon

The Council of Chalcedon was called in 451 CE by the Roman Emperor Marcian (r. 450-457) to settle debates regarding the nature (hypostases, “reality”) of Christ that had begun at two earlier meetings in Ephesus (431 CE and 439 CE). The question was whether Christ was human or divine, a man who became God (through the resurrection and ascension) or […]

Cremation Of The Body: How Does It Work?

Cremation is a funerary technique consisting of burning a dead human body to reduce it to ashes. This practice is acclaimed nowadays by many families for the organization of the funeral of a deceased. How’s it going? How long does cremation take, and how much does it cost? This article tells you more! What is the cremation of the body? Cremation is […]

Funerarium And Crematorium: What Are The Differences?

After a death, the deceased’s family can opt for cremation by welcoming the body in a crematorium or burial by resting the body in a funeral home. Of course, it all depends on the type of funeral chosen. The different places associated with these types of the ceremony all make it possible to accommodate the body of the deceased. So […]

The 7 Ecumenical Councils of the Early Church, And How They Shaped Modern Christianity – Part 3: The Council of Ephesus

Following on from our previous articles on the seven ecumenical councils, the latest of which you can read here, we now turn our attention to the Third Ecumenical Council, otherwise known as The Council of Ephesus. It was held over several sessions in 431 at the Church of Mary in Ephesus, Asia Minor (modern Turkey). The council was called after […]

7 Steps To The Repatriation Of A Body

Death is a path that everyone will have to go through. Of course, everyone has their own conception of what death represents. For some, it is the beginning of a new life; for others, it is the end of the joy of living, but also the end of the daily suffering of life on earth. Having a loved one die […]

The 7 Ecumenical Councils of the Early Church, And How They Shaped Modern Christianity – Part 2: The First Council of Constantinople

We’ve recently begun a new series of articles on the seven ecumenical councils of the early church. These councils commenced with the First Council of Nicaea in 325 and concluded with the Second Council of Nicaea in 787. Between these two events were five more, each of which attempted to understand and establish a unified Christian theology. In this series, […]

The 7 Ecumenical Councils of the Early Church, And How They Shaped Modern Christianity – Part 1: The First Council of Nicea

July 4, 325, was a memorable day. About three hundred Christian bishops and deacons from the eastern half of the Roman Empire had come to Nicea, a little town near the Bosporus Straits flowing between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. In the conference hall where they waited was a table. On it lay an open copy of the Gospels. […]

Powerful Bible Verses to Help You Overcome Temptation

 In general, temptation is anything or anyone that drives you or lures you away from God. And, honestly, living in this “super modern” era, we can’t say our lives are temptation-free. However, the best way to live a faithful Christian life is to submit to the word of God. Bible Verses From 1 Corinthians 10:13: “No temptation has overtaken you […]

Let’s Meet The Gods of Celtic Mythology

The Celtic people were polytheistic, meaning that they believed in more than one god. It’s believed that they actually worshipped over 300 gods, but due to a lack of written sources, it’s difficult to tell for sure. For this reason, we don’t know a great deal about Celtic religion. All of our knowledge is based on the sources that we […]