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Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.

Maya Angelou

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Finding love
Angels

An Earth Angel Finds Love

Years after surviving a serious head injury, Jennifer Field continues to help other survivors and finds a new source of support for herself.

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Prayers for safe travel
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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A retiree who now works as a counselor speaks to some of her young clients
Caregiving

6 Fun, Flexible and Fulfilling Unretirement Jobs

Many retirees today choose to stay busy; that often includes getting a part-time or full-time job. Work as a caregiver or a driver or consider one of these other vocations.

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Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne in Instant Family
Movies and TV

Instant Family: The True Story Behind The Inspiring New Adoption Movie

Mark Wahlberg and Director Sean Anders share the backstory behind the heartwarming family film.

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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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A family on Thanksgiving holding hands in prayer around the dinner table.
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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A grandfather and her adult granddaughter.
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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Tyree makes "The Catch"
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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