When people tell you to 'do whatever makes you happy,' ignore that. Do whatever makes you better, and be happy about it.  

Allan Rice

executive director of Alabama Fire College

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God's Grace

After Hurricane Harvey, a Visible Sign of God's Protection

How floodwaters delivered unexpected protection to a widow's evacuated home.

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5 Delicious, Savory Ways to Enjoy Apples

The hallmark fall fruit can do so much more for you than star in a pie.

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Military Outreach

Challenges of a Military Spouse

Whether their loved one is on active duty, in the reserves or deployed, the spouse at home needs special consideration, too.

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Power of Prayer

When God Walks with Us Through the Dark Valleys of Life

Discovering how faith can be renewed and strengthened through adversity

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Making a Fresh Start as the Leaves Fall

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, speaks of newness just as nature is quieting down for the winter. There’s beauty in that contrast.

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How to Handle Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's

Caregivers may face sadness and frustration. Follow these practical tips to help manage some of those challenges.

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Rejoice in Today

Own today, rest in it, be thankful for it. Tomorrow will be what tomorrow will be.

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Power of Prayer

4 Simple Prayers for Fall

Let the changing season turn you to new prayers.

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Inspiring Stories

Hispanic Heritage Month: 15 Inspiring Figures

From painters and poets to astronauts, actresses, and Nobel Peace Prize winners, here are some of the most influential Latino Americans you should know about. 

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Emotional and Mental Health

6 Tips to Help You Cope with Disaster from a Distance

How to deal with devastating news of hurricanes and other natural disasters.

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Aging Parents

What a Caregiving Professional Learned Caring for Her Family

When her father and mother-in-law needed help, she thought her work had prepared her. She was wrong. Get her practical advice.

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Bible Resources

International Day of Peace: Bible Verses

Let God's Word bring calm into your spirit.

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Living Longer, Living Better

How to Go Back to School Later in Life

Thirty years after she got her college degree, this mom decides to go back to school. Here's how she did it.

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Better Living

8 Life-Changing Tips from 'The Power of Positive Thinking'

Change your thinking and change your life with these nuggets of wisdom, from Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. Each faith-filled message is designed to guide you on the journey of becoming your best self.

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Power of Prayer

4 Ways to Find Your Purpose in Life

How to uncover joy in your life and ways to help others

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