I love laugh lines. It means you've had a good life.

Aerin Lauder

granddaughter of Estee Lauder and founder of her own cosmetics company

Pray Effectively

A Good Time to Pray? When You Can't Sleep

Some of my best conversations with God have taken place before the sun has risen.

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Driving with Jesus

A small grandson’s obsession with cars fuels a grandmother’s faith.

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Martin Luther King
Motivational Stories

4 Ways to Love Like Dr. King

For the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, speakers at the Revolutionary Love: Reclaiming the Dream Conference in New York City shared how to love like the civil rights icon.

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Positive Living

Why Spring Is the Most Positive Season

We can all embrace the exuberance of the world waking up to hope.

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This Alzheimer's Memory Cafe Is Giving Caregivers a Break

Amy's Place is the first free-standing Memory Cafe in the U.S. and its goal is simple: to give caregivers a little TLC. 

Tova (1), Sarah (2) and Michael (3)
God's Grace

70 Years After the Holocaust, A Miraculous Reunion

A trio of Holocaust survivors, who as children in 1945 were liberated from Auschwitz, are miraculously reunited 70 years later in New Jersey.

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Living Longer, Living Better

5 Ways Volunteering Is Good for You

The benefits you provide to others when you volunteer for a good cause are not hard to see, but you may not have stopped to realize the ways you benefit from helping others.

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Caregiver burnout
Caregiver Burnout

What Is Caregiver Burnout?

Caring for an ill loved one can be physically and emotionally stressful. Here's what you need to know. 

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Film pioneers Lois Weber, Mary Pickford and Alice Guy-Blaché
Movies and TV

9 Women Who Were Motion Picture Pioneers

In the early years of movies, women were major contributors to the motion picture industry. Here are some women who were pioneers in film.

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Living Longer, Living Better

Taking Care of Me

A grandmother realizes that making healthy choices has implications for her entire family.

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Susan Burton
People Helping People

How Susan Burton Is Helping Women Rebuild After Prison

The founder of A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project details her own story of life behind bars and why she's helping women find their clean slate after prison in a new memoir.

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Overcoming Addiction

sad man holds bottle
Addiction and Recovery

Hope for Alcohol Addiction: Knowing the Signs

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are the signs of alcoholism you need to know.

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Addiction and Recovery

How to Love Someone in the Throes of Addiction

Christ-like love is possible and does not depend on being able to control the situation.

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ICU Nurse Janice Dennis offers suggestions about alternatives to opioids
Addiction and Recovery

An ICU Nurse on Alternatives to Opioid Painkillers

Nurse Janice Dennis, who lost one son to opioids and saw another struggle for years with addiction, brings the lessons she learned from those experiences into the ICU.

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David Stoecker
Addiction and Recovery

An Addict's Recovery Path Leads Him to Help Others

There's a reason this outreach coordinator is able to guide addicts toward their paths to recovery: He used to be an addict himself.

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