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Health and Wellness

5 Spiritual Benefits of Fasting

Refraining from eating and drinking is an act of worship that is good for your soul

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Angels

Did God's Voice Help Save Her Son's Life?

Her son miraculously survived a truck accident, after doing what he said God asked him to do.

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Reading the Psalms
How to Pray

4 Ways to Pray the Psalms

Here are some tools to using them in your daily prayer life.

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Dogs

This Cancer Survivor is Giving Shelter Dogs a Second Chance at Life

Chuck Avery rehabilitates dogs with aggression and other behavioral issues.

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Angels

For Lent He Gave Up Doubting That Angels Surround Us

Studying Jesus’ wilderness travels can teach us a lot about persevering through Lent in this uncertain season.

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Prayers for Fasting During Lent
How to Pray

Prayers for Fasting During Lent

No matter what kind of fast you observe, here are prayers to guide you through the experience.

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New ways to give up something for Lent
Prayer Stories

4 New Ways to Give Up Something for Lent

We often give up a food or some pleasure. But there are other ways to prayerfully observe this time before Easter.

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The Bible for Lent
How to Pray

5 Biblical Ways to Celebrate Lent

Drawing inspiration for the season from Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness

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Addiction and Recovery

Why the Alcoholics Anonymous Co-Founder's Wife Founded Al-Anon

How Bill Wilson's wife, Lois, came to understand the far-reaching effects of alcoholism

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William Joseph
Addiction and Recovery

Giving His Addiction Up to God

He hated his father’s alcoholism, but as it turned out, he had an addiction of his own.

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A portrait of Norman Ray Graves.
Addiction and Recovery

Music Helped Him Overcome Drug Addiction

He went to a substance treatment center that had a special place for him in the choir. Finding God through song made him realize he was never lost.

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How God Helped Her Overcome Alcohol Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

How God Helped Her Overcome Alcohol Addiction

After attending Mass at a rehabilitation center, she realized that by having faith she can triumph over her addiction one day at a time.

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