Long, passionate kissing definitely should be avoided.
In fact, as the old saying goes, "Actions speak louder than words." With that idea in mind, let's ask some questions. Some will say, "I don't know about that; I don't think kisses mean I love you." Perfect. Maybe kisses mean something different to you than they do to me, or to him, or her.** SIKHISM: The calendar is based on the length of the tropical solar year, instead of the lunar cycle. New Year festival popularly celebrated in Japan and observed with prayers for inner renewal of hearts, good health, and prosperity. Basil was the forefather of the Greek Orthodox Church. The Obon week in mid-August is one of Japan’s three major holiday seasons. Asalha Puja is a Theravada Buddhist festival which typically takes place in July, on the full moon of the eighth lunar month. This day honors the memory of the death of John the Baptist who is known for preparing people to recognize Jesus as the Messiah. 1: Ecclesiastical Church Year Begins (Orthodox Christian). It leads us on the right path, far from the mad strife for material prosperity, and ultimately leads us to our true destination, i.e., salvation. 8: Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary—Heavenly Birthday. Commemorates and recognizes the Cross on which Jesus was crucified as the main symbol of Christianity. This day is celebrated throughout the nation with feasts, festivals, fireworks, and parades. The story of Abraham is read, the ram’s horn is blown, and special foods are prepared and shared. The foundational belief is that homophobia thrives in an atmosphere of silence and ignorance, and that once people know that they have loved ones who are lesbian or gay, they are far less likely to maintain homophobic or oppressive views. Day that Christopher Columbus encountered the New World in 1492. Beginning in 1992, on this day, drums across the USA and in different time zones coordinate ceremonies and observances at 12 p.m. 24 (sunset to nightfall): Shemini Atzeret observed by the Jewish community as the assembly of the eighth day. 24-25: (sunset to nightfall): Simchat Torah (Jewish). Marks the anniversary of their tradition of religious freedom and its emphasis on the place of the Bible in their religion. Celebrated by Christians as the night before All Saints Day (All Hallows Day), this tradition dates back over 2000 years to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. This is a national holiday in Mexico and is also celebrated in parts of the USA. Commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet (pbuh). Hanukkah is a time for playing games and singing, for visiting and for giving gifts. Celebrants wear their best clothes and visit shrines in large numbers. The New Year is celebrated to commemorate the kindness and generosity of St. Asalha Puja, also known as Dharma Day, is one of Theravada Buddhism’s most important festivals, celebrating as it does the Buddha’s first sermon in which he set out to his five former associates the doctrine that had come to him following his enlightenment. Celebrated by Rastas to commemorate the birthday of Marcus Garvey, a Jamaican politician who foretold the crowning of a King in Africa, and instigated the “Black to Africa” movement. Festival that celebrates and honors the loving bond that exists between a brother and a sister. Celebrates and commemorates the 5243 Birth Anniversary of Lord Krishna, the highest and most revered god in the Hindu religion. Roman Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican churches mark this day to celebrate the heavenly birthday (the day she was received into heaven) of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In the LGBT Community, “coming out” means the voluntary self-disclosure of one’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Hindu celebration to commemorate Rama’s victory over evil. The day of Ashura or the tenth day of the first Islamic month (Muharram), is observed by Muslims as a whole. Celebrated by Jews as the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, it is also known as the Day of Atonement and is observed with strict fasting and ceremonial repentance. to celebrate and honor 500 years of North American Indigenous people’s resistance and survival. This day is observed by the Baha’i followers to celebrate the birthday of the founder of the Babiism, a precursor to the Baha’i faith. Observance and commemoration of the completion of the yearly cycle of weekly Torah readings. Celebrates the festival of lights, the most colorful and popular festival celebrated with great fervor by Hindus, Janis, and Sikhs. Also celebrated by the Pagans as the Feast of the Dead; Pagans also celebrated it to commemorate the Celtic New Year. Celebrated by Anglican and Roman Catholic Christians to honor all known and unknown saints. Mexicans regard this annual holiday as a happy occasion that reunites them with the souls of loved ones. Celebration of the birth of Saint Nicolas, patron saint of children and the role model for gift giving. Celebrated by Roman Catholics to commemorate the Virgin Mary’s conception as being without sin and therefore immaculate. Buddhists commemorate Siddhartha Gautama’s attainment of enlightenment under the Bodhi tree at Bodhgaya, India. Established by the United Nations in 1948, it commemorates the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This is the date most celebrated although it is celebrated on different dates in India and Pakistan. Day observed by catholic Christians commemorating the legendary appearance of the Virgin Mary near Mexico City in 1531 c.e. If you put your arm around someone on a date, what are you saying (without using words)? And that's exactly why we have to be careful - because we could be telling lies with our actions.This is a major reason why people get hurt, and why there's heartache.January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December BAHA’I: The dates refer to the Baha’i day which begins at sunset on the preceding day and ends at sunset on the date listed. Observed to honor the heroic battle of the Forty Liberated Ones who laid down their lives to save Guru Gobind Singh. Observed on various dates, especially as related to St. This document proclaimed the independence of the thirteen colonies from allegiance to the British Crown and the dissolution of all political ties with Great Britain. This Muslim celebration begins at sunset on July 4 and commemorates the ending of Ramadan. It is a festival of thanksgiving to Allah for enjoying the month of Ramadan. This is an African-American holiday started by Mailana Karenga, an African world scholar, in 1966.