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Power of Prayer

How 'Unanswered' Prayers Draw Us Closer to God

Even when we think God isn't listening, prayer still continues the conversation with Him.

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Positive Living

How to Declutter Your Kitchen in 5 Simple Steps

Decluttering expert Dana K. White offers her best tips to organize your kitchen.

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God's Grace

5 Celebrities Who Heard from God in Startling Ways

A-listers share their experience with prophecies, visions, timely interventions and other mysterious encounters. 

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Declutter your garden.
Positive Living

5 Ways to Declutter Your Garden

Clearing clutter isn’t just an indoor activity. Give your garden space to grow with these easy tips.

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Motivational Stories

Veteran Amputee Kirstie Ennis Prepares to Summit Everest

The Marine veteran, who suffered a life-altering injury while serving in Afghanistan, is days away from her goal.  

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Prayers for someone with cancer
How to Pray

How to Pray for Someone with Cancer

Even in an overwhelming situation, there are ways to pray and reclaim hope.

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Wally Richardson fist-bumps some students
Living Longer, Living Better

This WWII Veteran Teaches Kids About Love and Kindness

Wally Richardson, 95, has been sharing inspirational quotes, bookmarks and "Wallyisms" with kids in his community for over 20 years. 

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A caregiver daughter hugging her elderly mother.
Aging Parents

5 Ways to Avoid and Repair Relationship Strain When Caring for a Loved One

Take steps to prepare for the changes in your relationship when you care for a loved one

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A portrait of Norman Ray Graves.
Addiction and Recovery

Music Helped Him Overcome Drug Addiction

He went to a substance treatment center that had a special place for him in the choir. Finding God through song made him realize he was never lost.

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A portrait of a mother and daughter embracing each other.
Addiction and Recovery

Her Teenage Daughter Needed Love and Forgiveness

By having faith in herself and in God, she started to have the relationship she always wanted with her daughter who faced addiction.

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A mother and daughter driving in her new car.
Addiction and Recovery

A Mother's Gift to Her Daughter

After her daughter finished rehab, she wanted to commemorate the occasion and also learned an important lesson.

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Addiction and Recovery

How an Addict Started the Great American Race

In towns and cities across North America, communities turn out to cheer this annual event.

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