QUOTE OF THE DAY

Throughout my illness, I prayed. My prayer was answered not because I lived; my prayer was answered because I felt better able to cope with my sickness.

Rabbi David J. Wolpe

Cancer survivor

Bible verses about the moon
Prayer Stories

5 Bible Verses for Gazing at the Moon

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, these passages remind us of its significance in Scripture.

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Desperate prayers
Answered Prayers

How God Answers Desperate Prayers

Desperation can be the soil and seed that bears the fruit of answered prayer.

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Picnic on the beach
Life Advice

Why a Simple Sandwich Tastes Better at the Beach

With minimal effort, dining alfresco offers health benefits from stress reduction to boosted immunity—and a renewed focus on food.

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Power outage in New York
Adult Children

God’s Grace in a New York City Blackout

A mom sends up a prayer of thanks when her son gets home safely.

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A male caregiver searching online and taking notes.
Resource Center

Where to Turn When a Family Member Has Alzheimer’s

An abundance of resources offer information for family caregivers.

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Why a Veteran and His Remarkable Dog Traveled Across the Country
Motivational Stories

Why a Veteran and His Remarkable Dog Traveled Across the Country

When his dog was diagnosed with cancer, Rob Kugler left his life behind for an epic road trip.

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the importance of relaxing
Life Advice

The Pleasure and Power of Doing Nothing at All

Summertime is the ideal season to embrace the notion that “being” can sometimes outrank “doing” as a top activity.

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Life stories in the Bible
Life Advice

Life Lessons for Today from the Bible

How biblical stories can guide us in navigating modern life.

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A portrait of a mother and daughter embracing each other.
Addiction and Recovery

Her Teenage Daughter Needed Love and Forgiveness

By having faith in herself and in God, she started to have the relationship she always wanted with her daughter who faced addiction.

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A jailbird flies out of its birdcage.
Addiction and Recovery

She Conquered Her Addiction with Persistent Prayer

After being incarcerated, she turned to God and was overcome with a renewed sense of peace and strength.

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A man walking on a path of light in the woods.
Addiction and Recovery

A Miraculous Release from Alcohol Addiction

After reading a certain Psalm over and over, he began a new life journey to overcome his addiction.

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Sports broadcaster Lauren Sisler
Addiction and Recovery

Lauren Sisler Opens Up About Her Parents' Addiction

The popular sports broadcaster was in denial about her family's secret — her parents were addicted to prescription pain medication.

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