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I’ve seen prayers answered. But often, in my experiences, if you get what you pray for, you’ve really shortchanged yourself.

Anne Lamott

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Elvis Presley
Movies and TV

7 Mysterious Elvis Presley Stories

How the King of Rock 'n' Roll continues to change lives through divine encounters, heavenly signs and conversations with strangers.

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Dogs on Netflix
Movies and TV

‘Dogs’ on Netflix: The Surprising Personal Story Behind the Hit Show

How an attorney’s chance encounter with a stray pit bull led to the creation of the show Dogs.

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Integrity
Life Advice

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale’s 7 Values to Live By

Committing to values based on biblical principles is committing to a course of action.

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Sitting quietly
How to Pray

How to Pray Quietly with a Friend

To know someone well is to know that you can be silent with them.

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A man stands, arms outstretched, in a sun-drenched field
How to Pray

6 Prayers to Let Go and Let God

Relieve fear and anxiety and remember Who is in control.

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George Washington on friendship
Positive Living

George Washington’s Inspiring Definition of Friendship

Our first president understood that a true bond is cultivated and nurtured over time.

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Winter crafts to Boost Your Mood
Living Longer, Living Better

7 Winter Crafts to Boost Your Mood

Discover the surprising benefits of these winter activities 

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Hot chocolate
Recipes

4 Fun New Ways to Enjoy Hot Chocolate

Nothing against marshmallows, but you can jazz up your winter warmer in lots of other ways too.

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A little girl looking up into the sunlight on a warm, Autumn day.
Addiction and Recovery

Her Path to Sobriety Started with One Look

She saw herself in the eyes of a little girl.

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A happy police officer with a police car.
Addiction and Recovery

How a Police Veteran's Faith Helped a Victim He Knew

This vice officer wasn’t going to give up until he found the girl he used to babysit again.

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Earl Smith brought healing and forgiveness to prison at San Quentin.
Addiction and Recovery

The Powerful Story of Golden State Warriors Chaplain Earl Smith

Before he was known as chaplain of the Golden State Warriors, Earl Smith faced a wrenching challenge when he came face to face with the man who shot him.

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Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous
Addiction and Recovery

Is A.A. for Alcoholics Only?

In this story from 1947, Bill Wilson, cofounder of Alcoholics Anonymous, looks at how that group's principles apply to all.

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