Rights & Customs

Memorial Day Flag Etiquette

Memorial Day Flag Etiquette

morial Day dates back to 1868 when, in the aftermath of the Civil War, Maj. Gen. John A. Logan designated May 30 as Decoration Day, when ...

What Is the Positive Impact of Television?

What Is the Positive Impact of Television?

ericans spend more than 33 hours a week watching television and streaming video over the Internet, according to research from Nielsen. This ...

How Do Taoists Practice Their Beliefs?

How Do Taoists Practice Their Beliefs?

oism is an ancient Chinese tradition that encompasses many different beliefs and philosophies. Taoist practices will vary depending upon ...

Christian Ice Breaker Games for Adults

Christian Ice Breaker Games for Adults

ether it’s a weekend retreat, weekly Bible group meeting, or new-faith membership class, it is essential for the group to break the ...

Etiquette for Being a Godparent

Etiquette for Being a Godparent

e role of godparent began in the early days of the Christian church, when believers faced persecution and violence for membership. New ...

How Does Society Influence Ethical Beliefs?

How Does Society Influence Ethical Beliefs?

though there is some debate over the extent to which ethics can be learned, the environment has a substantial impact on ethical beliefs. ...

What to Say on a Funeral Flower Arrangement

What to Say on a Funeral Flower Arrangement

aditionally, flower arrangements are a popular choice for those who wish to express their condolences over the loss of a loved one. Flowers ...

Funeral Etiquette for Wearing a Military Uniform

Funeral Etiquette for Wearing a Military Uniform

litary funerals follow very specific protocols, including those regarding the wearing of the uniform. When attending a civilian service, ...

Funeral Etiquette: Who Needs to Be Paid?

Funeral Etiquette: Who Needs to Be Paid?

u already know you'll pay the funeral home and cemetery for a coffin, a burial plot, and preparing the body. Some additional payments are ...

Etiquette for an Obituary Listing and a Former Marriage

Etiquette for an Obituary Listing and a Former Marriage

's no secret that today's family is a far different dynamic than in generations past. In this age of divorce, remarriage, blended families ...

Christmas Programs for Small Churches

Christmas Programs for Small Churches

ristmas programs are often done by children and are a way to celebrate the season with a religious event. However, programs aren't ...

Chinese Grieving Etiquette

Chinese Grieving Etiquette

though similar in some ways to the grieving etiquette practiced in the West, Chinese grieving etiquette also reflects cultural beliefs ...

Buddhism Funeral Traditions for Ashes

Buddhism Funeral Traditions for Ashes

though many do, not all Buddhist funerals follow the example of Buddha, who according to religious texts, died, was cremated and had his ...

Non-Religious Words of Sympathy

Non-Religious Words of Sympathy

religions from Christianity to Islam, sympathy is expressed by offering personal prayers and assuring the bereaved that their loved one ...