QUOTE OF THE DAY

When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.

Maya Angelou

author and poet

Allison Pataki with her husband, Dave
Caregiving

Allison Pataki on How Her Marriage Survived Her Husband's Stroke

In this pair of videos, writer Allison Pataki describes the effects her husband’s stroke at age 30 had on their marriage and how they have now become closer than ever.

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A young woman displays the red heart she has made
Ministries and Outreach

This Heartfelt Program Teaches Useful Skills to At-Risk Women in Bangladesh

Through its Others program, the Salvation Army provides training to women who might otherwise have no way to support themselves or their families.

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Setting goals
Positive Living

3 Ways to Set Positive Priorities

Taking stock of what matters most can help you work peacefully and efficiently through your to-do list.

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Positive things about being an introvert
Emotional and Mental Health

4 Positive Things About Being an Introvert

Just because you value privacy and solitude doesn’t mean you aren’t living your most positive life.

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How to fight winter blues
Stories of Hope

3 Tips for Beating the January Blues

Despite the fact that Christmas is over and the days are cold and short, there are ways to feel gratitude and pleasure.

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Working at Starbucks taught Vin about a life of service.
Addiction and Recovery

Former NBA All-Star Vin Baker’s Journey to Sobriety

How a job at Starbucks became a stepping stone toward his recovery from alcohol addiction.

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Serving God in all kinds of ways
Stories of Faith

Why It's Beautiful to Serve God Quietly

He knows what we do for Him quietly and without fanfare.

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Waiting in line
Power of Prayer

6 Ways to Make Standing in Line a Positive Experience

Prayer strategies for those times you’re stuck waiting your turn

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A black and white portrait of a senior veteran in a park.
Addiction and Recovery

A Chance Encounter Kept Him Sober

For 30 years he had tried to drink away his memories of Vietnam. But there was only one thing he didn’t want to forget.

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A convict reads a book in his jail cell.
Addiction and Recovery

An Incarcerated Man's Answered Prayer to End His Drug Addiction

He was sent to solitary confinement with only a Bible.  He could not have guessed what would happen next.

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A father looking at his teenage daughter dearly.
Addiction and Recovery

This Father Found Hope and Help for His Daughter Battling Addiction

He realized that she was in God's hands and that there was one thing he could do: love his daughter.

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A Bible study group holding hands as a Bible rests in the center of the table.
Addiction and Recovery

Bible Study Fellowship: The Cure for Her Addiction

Thanks to a Bible study and a little green journal she was able to confide to God about her addiction.

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