QUOTE OF THE DAY

In what I like to call the Great Asymmetry, every spectacular incident of evil will be balanced by 10,000 acts of kindness, too often unnoted and invisible...

Stephen Jay Gould

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Adult Children

A Worried Mom Waits Out the Storm

As Hurricane Irma bore down on her son’s family in Florida, a mother finds spiritual refuge.

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Life Advice

Rejoice in Today

Own today, rest in it, be thankful for it. Tomorrow will be what tomorrow will be.

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Power of Prayer

Pray for Healing

A church barbecue offers the opportunity to ask God to provide relief for others.

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Stories of Hope

Hurricane Irma: Coping With Fear and Anxiety

Bible verses, prayers and stories for comfort and hope 

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Hurricane Irma: How You Can Help Victims Recover

Here's how you can help the millions of people in Florida and the Caribbean recover after the disastrous storm. 

Hispanic Heritage Month: 15 Inspiring Figures
Inspiring Stories

Hispanic Heritage Month: 15 Inspiring Figures

From painters and poets to astronauts, actresses, and Nobel Peace Prize winners, here are some of the most influential Latino Americans you should know about. 

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Aging Parents

What a Caregiving Professional Learned Caring for Her Family

When her father and mother-in-law needed help, she thought her work had prepared her. She was wrong. Get her practical advice.

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Trending Stories

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Stories of Hope

7 Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey

In the middle of devastation and suffering, witnessing moments of love and grace

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Movies and TV

6 Great Shows Honored at the 2017 Emmys

The 69th Annual Emmy Awards are over and the golden statues have already been passed out, but that doesn't mean you should sleep on some of the shows nominated this year.

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Exercise

Bible Verses for Weight Loss

Want to lose weight? Get inspired by these Bible verses about health and wellness.

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People Helping People

J.J. Watt Has Raised $31 Million for Hurricane Victims

Houston Texans football star J.J. Watt is continuing his fundraising efforts to help Houston rebuild after Hurricane Harvey. 

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Better Living

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Living Longer, Living Better

How to Go Back to School Later in Life

Thirty years after she got her college degree, this mom decides to go back to school. Here's how she did it.

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Better Living

8 Life-Changing Tips from 'The Power of Positive Thinking'

Change your thinking and change your life with these nuggets of wisdom, from Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. Each faith-filled message is designed to guide you on the journey of becoming your best self.

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Power of Prayer

4 Ways to Find Your Purpose in Life

How to uncover joy in your life and ways to help others

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Emotional and Mental Health

3 Stress-Relieving Techniques from Norman Vincent Peale

Stress getting to you? Here are three simple ways to feel more relaxed, from the foremost practitioner of the power of positive thinking.

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