The happiest people are fearless dreamers. They use their imaginations to create hope and possibility.

Author Ian K. Smith, M.D.

Dream job
God's Grace

A Loving Farewell to a Dream Job

How God led the way to inspirational work—and colleagues!

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Marie Kondo
Emotional and Mental Health

Marie Kondo’s 6 Top Decluttering Tips

The most practical takeaways from the Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.

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Life Advice

The Cost of Not Forgiving Others

Why forgiveness is essential to emotional and spiritual health.

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Prayer Stories

What a Funeral Can Teach Us

How witnessing a life well lived led to an unexpected reunion.

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David and Tamela Mann

Tamela and David Mann: 30 Years of Love and Laughter

The two performers look back at how they've made it through the good times and bad in a marriage that is still thriving after 30 years.

First reponder
Power of Prayer

7 Prayers for First Responders

Whether a crisis strikes close to home or oceans away, we can hold up those who deal with danger.

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Grymek is always on call to help pamper and provide treats for canine competitors.

A Conversation with the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show's Concierge

Learn about how this attendant makes sure these canines get the best treatment before competing in the most famous dog show.

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How to keep your routine and overcome loneliness
Living Longer, Living Better

5 Ways to Overcome Loneliness

Keeping a daily routine and helping others are just a few ways to find comfort and strength as you get older

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Grammy Award nominees Lauren Daigle, Tony Bennett and Jason Crabb

Grammy Awards 2019 Nominees: The Stories Behind Their Inspiring Music

How faith inspired this year's Grammy-nominated music.

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How to stay positive in middle of struggle
Positive Living

3 Ways to Celebrate Even When You’re Hurting

Try these strategies to stay present for the positive moments in otherwise tough times.

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Mary Oliver
Stories of Hope

Mary Oliver's Instructions for Living

The poet’s extraordinary work calls each of us to notice the natural world in all its stunning, perplexing detail.

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A happy police officer with a police car.
Addiction and Recovery

How a Police Veteran's Faith Helped a Victim He Knew

This vice officer wasn’t going to give up until he found the girl he used to babysit again.

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Earl Smith brought healing and forgiveness to prison at San Quentin.
Addiction and Recovery

The Powerful Story of Golden State Warriors Chaplain Earl Smith

Before he was known as chaplain of the Golden State Warriors, Earl Smith faced a wrenching challenge when he came face to face with the man who shot him.

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Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous
Addiction and Recovery

Is A.A. for Alcoholics Only?

In this story from 1947, Bill Wilson, cofounder of Alcoholics Anonymous, looks at how that group's principles apply to all.

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Sunlight illuminates foliage in a dark forest.
Addiction and Recovery

The Angel in the Woods That Saved Her Son from Addiction

Alcohol and drugs had taken her son from her so often that she doubted that he’d ever get sober.

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