Editors Note: Emily Burris recently opened up about her struggles with depression and anxiety on social media, and was blown away by the response she received. She wanted to share more of her journey in the hopes it helps someone else with their own.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Quick question for you: How many conversations have you had over the past year that start something like this:
“Hey! How’s it going?”
“Oh, you know, 2020 just won’t quit!”
You laugh dryly and sigh, “It’s a lot, but… I’m hanging in there!”
Steven P. Millies’ May 7 op-ed on the movement in parts of the Catholic Church to withhold Communion from lay Catholics, most notably President Joe Biden, who “hold policy views that diverge from many Catholic bishops” was well-written and informative about some of the struggles within the church — especially on abortion.
Pope Francis’ statement that the Eucharist “is not a prize for the perfect but a powerful medicine and nourishment for the weak” is in line with the sense of many Catholics that all of the sacraments are conduits of strength and grace, not rewards for “good behavior,” as
According to the Department of Employment and Workforce, there are 85,000 job openings in the state.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — If your a small business owner in South Carolina you’re probably feeling as if its just one thing after another these days.
With some small businesses closing or “pausing” because of the pandemic in the last year and now as more people get vaccinated and are venturing out, those same small businesses are struggling to find workers.
Experts say those in the hospitality industry are being hit the hardest.
Paige Santillo worries about not being able to pay for her medication without health insurance.
Source: Paige Santillo
The help from the government seemed to come just in time for Paige Santillo.
Due to the pandemic, Santillo had been laid off from her job as a marketing manager at the publishing company Informa in October. As part of her severance package, the company paid her COBRA health insurance premiums through April. Come May, she’d be on her own with the $700 bill.
She didn’t know if she could afford that tab and, without coverage, she feared having to stop
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Evan Kory started calling brides in Mexico’s northern Sonora state last March, asking if they wanted to get their wedding gowns from his Arizona store just before the U.S. closed its borders with Mexico and Canada because of the coronavirus.
His namesake shop in the border town of Nogales was popular among brides-to-be in northern Sonora for its large, affordable inventory, said Kory, the third-generation proprietor. Located steps from the border fence, Kory’s has been in business for half a century but has been closed for a year because of the pandemic, with its main customer
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