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'Don't believe everything you think!' is probably the best advice I've ever been given.

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Prayers waiting for a child to be born
How to Pray

How to Pray While Awaiting a Birth

When waiting for a child to be born, here are five prayers of hope and expectation for family and friends.

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Advent Prayer Program
Power of Prayer

Join Our Advent Prayer Program

Feeling frazzled as Christmas approaches? Get our daily email and rediscover the peace and promise of Christmas.

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Overcoming negativity bias
Positive Living

How to Overcome the ‘Negativity Bias’

You’re not stuck in a half-empty glass if you recognize and work with your most challenging impulses.

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A grateful dog, Gracie
Pets

How God Gave Me a Grateful Dog

For naysayers who say canines can’t make the emotional leap to gratitude, meet Gracie.

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Jamie Willis runs Canes for Veterans Central Texas. Photo credit: Eric Guel

This Veteran Makes Canes for Other Patriots Using Discarded Wood

Jamie Willis, founder of Canes for Veterans Central Texas, finds a sense of purpose in serving his veteran brothers and sisters.

Pandemic Thanksgiving
Positive Living

How to Give Thanks During a Pandemic

Counting your blessings, even this year, can quickly add up to a long list of gratitude.

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26 Days of Advent with Norman Vincent Peale
Stories of Hope

Advent, Day 3: A Gift of the Heart

On this third day of Advent, we share a moving story from Norman Vincent Peale, the founder of Guideposts, about the best kind of Christmas gift.

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A scene from Hallmark's Five Star Christmas
Movies and TV

10 Hallmark Holiday Movies to Enjoy This Season

We’re picking 10 of the most exciting movies we simply can’t wait to enjoy this season.

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Gratitude helps with anxiety
Positive Living

How Gratitude Helps Us Cope with Anxiety

Giving thanks is a self-care tool we can use at any time.

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Barbranda Lumpkins Walls
Family

Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

Barbranda Lumpkins Walls shares how her family coped with her father’s passing on Thanksgiving Day.

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Sam Collier. Photo credit: Rayandra Nairn
Stories of Faith

What Our Faith Calls Us To: Sam Collier

This influential pastor, and author of A Greater Story, seeks to start conversations about race by emphasizing understanding and relationships.

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Recovery counselor Sidney H. Smith III
Addiction and Recovery

Sidney Smith Offers Advice on Recovery

The recovery counselor offers advice for those who are struggling with addiction and loved ones and friends who wish to offer them support and encouragement.

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Woman with hands on hips at a mountain lake.
Addiction and Recovery

5 Key Steps to Staying Sober During a Crisis

Covid-19 has upended every facet of life, but there are still ways to seek help and remain sober.

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Making Amends: Grant and his Dad.
Addiction and Recovery

In Recovery for His Addiction, He Reconciled with His Father

After the childhood he had, he vowed never to talk to his father again and he almost didn’t.

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An artist's rendering of a woman in distress surrounded by praying hands
Addiction and Recovery

The Prayers of Others Saw Her Through Opioid Withdrawal

In the throes of flagrant opioid withdrawal, she was beginning to despair, but the prayers of friends and strangers lifted her up.

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