QUOTE OF THE DAY

Human imagination is not simply our means of reaching out to God but God’s means of manifesting himself to us.

Christian Wiman

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Bible verses for grief
How to Pray

6 Bible Verses to Comfort the Grieving

Over the holidays, many of us will struggle with losses from the past year. Here are passages of Scripture to ease your way through grief.

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Decorating for Christmas
Positive Living

Why It’s Not Too Early to Decorate for Christmas

There are surprising benefits for those who trim the tree early in the season.

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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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Thanksgiving table
How to Pray

4 New Ways to Give Thanks

The Thanksgiving table tradition of sharing what we’re thankful for gets a few fresh takes.

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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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Resist pressure to be positive
Positive Living

How to Manage the Pressure to Be Positive

Being honest about what’s hard for you will help you be authentic when you are genuinely joyful.

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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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Addiction and Recovery

How Recovery from Addiction Inspired a Life Calling

In our deepest, darkest struggles, it's possible to find out who we are really meant to be.

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