QUOTE OF THE DAY

Frequently people think compassion and love are merely sentimental. No! They are very demanding. If you are going to be compassionate, be prepared for action.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Nobel Peace Prize winner

Comforts of winter
Positive Living

Why Winter Is the Most Positive Season

The dark and cold invite us to draw close to that which warms our lives.

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George MacDonald
God's Grace

George MacDonald: The Fantasy Writer Who Shaped C.S. Lewis, J. R.R. Tolkien and Madeleine L’Engle

How little-known writer George MacDonald transformed the fantasy genre.

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Caregiving

Her Husband Had a Stroke When He Was 30

She was pregnant with their first child. How would she navigate the challenges that lay ahead?

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Persistent Prayer

Praying Until Something Happens

Don’t stop praying through a tough situation. God will answer.

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Emotional and Mental Health

Myquillyn Smith Shares Her Best Decluttering Tips

The blogger and decorating expert opens up about her journey to minimalism and how to declutter your home.

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Ministries and Outreach

This Heartfelt Program Teaches Useful Skills to At-Risk Women in Bangladesh

Through its Others program, the Salvation Army provides training to women who might otherwise have no way to support themselves or their families.

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Positive Living

3 Ways to Set Positive Priorities

Taking stock of what matters most can help you work peacefully and efficiently through your to-do list.

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God's Grace

How a Near-Death Experience Changed Her Perspective

After a heart attack, she saw prayers surrounding her

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A black and white portrait of a senior veteran in a park.
Addiction and Recovery

A Chance Encounter Kept Him Sober

For 30 years he had tried to drink away his memories of Vietnam. But there was only one thing he didn’t want to forget.

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A convict reads a book in his jail cell.
Addiction and Recovery

An Incarcerated Man's Answered Prayer to End His Drug Addiction

He was sent to solitary confinement with only a Bible.  He could not have guessed what would happen next.

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A father looking at his teenage daughter dearly.
Addiction and Recovery

This Father Found Hope and Help for His Daughter Battling Addiction

He realized that she was in God's hands and that there was one thing he could do: love his daughter.

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Addiction and Recovery

Bible Study Fellowship: The Cure for Her Addiction

Thanks to a Bible study and a little green journal she was able to confide to God about her addiction.

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