I believe that without God I am nobody, but that with God, I can do anything.

Dolly Parton


Crisis or inconvenience
Life Advice

The Difference Between Crisis and Inconvenience

Why are small problems a blessing? They're not really big problems!

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Why you should write in your Bible
Pray Effectively

7 Reasons to Write in Your Bible

Marking up your Bible with a pen and highlighter as you read can actually add a new dimension to your prayer life.

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Ted Danson, Cher and Pierce Brosnan
Living Longer, Living Better

These 8 Hollywood Icons Over 60 Are Stealing the Spotlight in 2018

These celebrities are proving that talent and a good work ethic are ageless.

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Kind words
Positive Living

An Easy Way to Remember to Use Positive Words

The power of the spoken word is profound. Here’s how to use it in a positive way.

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An anhinga spreads its wings

Life Lessons Learned from Nature

Writer and photographer Julie Lavender has spent years taking pictures of nature's wonders. In this gallery, she shares some of the lessons she's learned from the flora and fauna she's captured in her photographs.

Looking for a miracle
God's Grace

What Happens If You Look for a Miracle?

 If you don’t pay attention, you can go through life missing God's wonders

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Miracles happen all the time.
God's Grace

Yes, Miracles Really Do Happen Every Day

How a seemingly minor decision led to a life being saved.

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Acadia National Park
Positive Living

How One Act of Generosity Can Change the World

The story of Acadia National Park shows the enduring power of a generous act.

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A person setting a task on an online calendar schedule.
Caregiver Burnout

He Created a Website That Organizes Help for Caregivers

He learned firsthand that a medical crisis can throw a family into turmoil, so he developed a simple website to help those in need.

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TobyMac, Lauren Daigle and Bart Millard

Dove Awards 2018: What You Need to Know Before You Watch

Catch up with the hottest names in Christian music before the Dove Awards air on October 21.

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A suitcase piled with various clothes and belongings.
Managing Life Changes

8 Motivational Quotes for Decluttering

Decluttering can be a difficult task to begin. Here are 8 of our favorite motivational quotes to help you get started on organizing and clearing your life.

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Dr. Thomas Andrew in his days as New Hampshire’s chief medical examiner
Addiction and Recovery

Why This Former Pathologist Is Going to Seminary

He witnessed the opioid epidemic, but the memory of a Boy Scout leader led him to a new path.

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Inspirational Quotes About Recovery from Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

11 Inspirational Quotes About Recovery from Addiction

Encouraging quotes to inspire and help support you on the path to recovery.

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Sliced banana bread loaf with walnuts and cinnamon on wooden board.
Addiction and Recovery

A Mother's Answered Prayer for Her Son's Recovery

She had always leaned on her faith. But when it came to her drug-addicted son her faith did not feel enough.

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Carolyn at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church today; (right) the church after the bombing in 1963.
Addiction and Recovery

The Power of Forgiveness Was Stronger Than Her Addiction

She learned that God's love was there for her in the midst of her troubles.

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