QUOTE OF THE DAY

When I write of hunger, I am really writing about love and the hunger for it, and warmth and the love of it and it is all one.

M.F.K. Fisher

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Praying in Jesus' name
How to Pray

What It Really Means to Pray ‘In Jesus’ Name’

The words are common, but do we understand their importance?

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the healing waters of Warm Springs, Georgia.
God's Grace

Franklin D. Roosevelt's Healing Waters

The President found hope in the miraculous waters of this town in Georgia and set out on a journey to heal.

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Coyote and badger walking through a human-made structure together
Inspiring Stories

Watch the Viral Video of a Coyote and a Badger

The rare footage of the best buddies has captivated social media.

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friends helping friends
Friends and Family

Random Acts of Kindness to Do for Your Friends

February 17 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Here are some kind things you can do for your friends.

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Man and woman ice skating
Living Longer, Living Better

7 Winter-Inspired Fitness Ideas

Even in cold weather, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors and break a sweat.

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Elizabeth Jennings: A Civil Rights Icon of Faith and Courage
Stories of Hope

Black History Month: Elizabeth Jenning's Faith and Courage

This church-going teacher stood up for her right to use New York's public transportation more than a century before Rosa Parks' courageous stand.

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A woman rides a ferry at sunset
Family Caregiving

A Stranger's Words Comforted This Caregiver

She had felt guility after her father-in-law passed away. 

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Praying for success
How to Pray

Rebekah of the Bible: An Answered Prayer for Success

A surprise encounter offers insights for how to pray for a good day.

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Erin and Heath now have two children, Rylan and Lily
Addiction and Recovery

Married to a Meth Addict, She Had Difficult Choices to Make

Listen as Erin Leonhardt shares how she came to understand that she couldn't "fix" her husband's meth addiction, that in trying to help him, she was actually enabling him.

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Addiction counselor Mary Spaulding
Addiction and Recovery

A Counselor Addresses Common Myths About Addiction

Licensed alcohol and drug counselor Mary Spaulding discusses and debunks some of the myths and misconceptions associated with addiction and recovery.

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George Vorel (center) with some of his employees
Addiction and Recovery

This Owner of a Steel Company Succeeds by Giving Addicts a Second Chance

The founder and owner of an industrial steel processing company in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, shares how his own daughter's struggles with addiction inspired him to change his hiring process to give recovering addicts a chance at a decent job with a working wage.

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Addiction and Recovery

Laura McKowen on the ‘Magic’ of Sobriety

The ‘We Are the Luckiest’ author shares how faith and a new perspective helped her recover from alcohol abuse.

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