QUOTE OF THE DAY

I can't tell you how to succeed. But I can tell you how not to: Give in to the shame of being rejected.

Kathryn Stockett

author whose novel The Help was rejected 60 times before publication

Summer fruit pizza
Dinner

4 Easy Ways to Freshen Up Dinner with Fruit

Celebrate the bounty of summer by adding a sweet flourish to your evening meal.

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Living Longer, Living Better

How to Turn Any Vacation into a Pilgrimage

You can have a divine experience anywhere you travel by following these eight steps.

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Faith during hard times
Managing Life Changes

Does Faith Protect You from Hardship?

In a word, “no.” But here's how it can help us discover new directions and purpose during stressful times.

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God's Grace

A Mysterious Dream Prompts a Life-Saving Doctor’s Visit

Her son’s nightmares and a Google search led to an important diagnosis.

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A woman decluttering her closet.
Positive Living

5 Tips to Declutter Your Bedroom for a Better Night’s Sleep

Clean your closet, ban electronics—keep it simple.

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Stuck in an elevator
Power of Prayer

The Important Role That Fear Plays in Faith

Scary situations offer a chance to build on your trust in God.

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Back to school prayers
How to Pray

4 Ways to Pray Your Kids to School This Year

Are your children ready for the challenges that will face them in a new class?

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Work Life

Frustrated at Work? Consider the Fig Tree

A fruit that's mentioned often in the Bible offers a surprising spiritual lesson

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Two women reading the Bible at a Bible study group gathering.
Addiction and Recovery

How Divine Intervention Guided Her Out of Drug Addiction

By overcoming addiction and violence, she set out to start her own ministry dedicated to helping the incarcerated.

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Bob L. and his wife, Alice
Addiction and Recovery

How Recovery from Alcohol Addiction Impacts Relationships

Bob L., a recovering alcoholic, was married twice before getting sober and finding Alice, his wife of over 25 years. He shares some of what he's learned about how sobriety can positively impact relationships.

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A man writing a letter.
Addiction and Recovery

How a Letter Saved Him from Alcohol Addiction

After driving under the influence of alcohol, a message of faith propelled him to change his life around.

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Addiction and Recovery

His Addiction Was in God's Hands

Her husband dealt with alcohol addiction and it was tearing their family apart. Could she save their marriage?

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