QUOTE OF THE DAY

1. Start each day with a grateful heart. 2. Focus on the positive aspects of every person you encounter. 3. End each day with a grateful heart.

Lucy MacDonald

counselor

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Pray Effectively

7 Prayers for Safe Travels

If a trip is in your plans over the holidays, here’s how to ask for God’s protection.

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Positive Living

3 Ways to Celebrate ‘Plenty’ This Thanksgiving

Embracing the gifts of food and friendship sets us on a positive path through the holiday season.

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Travel

5 Tips for Staying Calm During Holiday Travel

Don’t let anxiety keep you from experiencing the joy of travel.

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Los Angeles Sheriff's Department chaplain Pastor Brian La Spade walks through properties in the Points Dume neighborhood of Malibu, California, where members of his congregation live, on November 10, 2018, after the Woolsey Fire tore through the neighborhood overnight. - Firefighters in California on Saturday battled raging blazes at both ends of the state that have left at least nine people dead and thousands of homes destroyed, but there was little hope of containing the flames anytime soon. More than 250
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The California Fires: How to Help

With the California wildfires continuing to wreak havoc throughout the state, here's how to help the victims and the firefighters battling the blaze. 

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4 prayers to read around the Thanksgiving table.
Pray Effectively

4 Prayers to Read Around the Thanksgiving Table

Let one—or more—of these prayers enrich your Thanksgiving celebration

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Angels

An Angelic Thanksgiving

All I wanted was to feel close to Mom on Thanksgiving.

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Daily Devotions

Expect a Blessing This Thanksgiving

Start a tradition of thanking God for gifts to come.

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Tips to Plan a Thrifty and Fabulous Thanksgiving
Life Advice

Tips to Plan a Thrifty and Fabulous Thanksgiving

Hosting Thanksgiving can be fun and affordable.

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Addiction and Recovery

Her Loving Grandpa Saved Her From Addiction

How her grandfather guided her to change her life for the better.

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Addiction and Recovery

How David Tyree's Faith Helped Him Turn Away from Drugs and Alcohol

The former NFL player credits God for his recovery from addiction.

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Country music legend Johnny Cash
Addiction and Recovery

Johnny Cash on Overcoming Addiction

In this story from November 1970, beloved singer Johnny Cash reveals the story of his struggle with drugs—and the Bible verse that inspired his recovery.

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Woman pushing a shopping cart.
Addiction and Recovery

An Encounter in the Checkout Line

This woman was the last person she wanted to see at a time like this.

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