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Catherine Madera; photo by Brandon Hill

The Journal of a Sister Lost to Cancer Bolstered Her Faith

Her late sister had made her peace with the Lord. Could she?

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2 Refreshing New Ways to Enjoy Iced Tea

Welcome summer with a sip of sunshine.

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How Spending Time in Nature Can Help Your Finances

A new study reveals that being in natural spaces not only makes us feel good, it can lower our health care costs.

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Jeanette Levellie; photo by Matthew Gilson

Overcoming Her Sugar Addiction Was the Sweetest Victory of All

Accepting that she relied on sweets made her view her love of them differently.

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Greetings from Monroeville, Alabama

Monroeville, Alabama, hometown to author Harper Lee, has come to be known as the state's literary capital.

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Marsha's Texican-Style Pinto Beans

Texican-Style Pinto Beans

This delicious dish will be a hit with the whole family.

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Positive Thinker: Bear Grylls, Host of 'Running Wild,' Author of 'Never Give Up'

The famed adventurer and television host on facing his fears, his remote vacation hideaway and his deep respect for teachers.

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3 Reasons to Take a Weekly Tech Break

Just one day a week off your devices reaps emotional and physical benefits.

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What is an Ebenezer Stone?

During difficult times, let this Bible story remind you of God’s presence in your life.

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Jeanette Levellie

Her Faith Helped Her Overcome Sugar Addiction

When Jeanette Levellie realized she was addicted to sugar, she turned to God for help.

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Simple Sheet Pan Suppers Where Fish Is the Star

Quick, easy and healthy? Yes, please!

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Enjoying summer weather

The Gift of a Suddenly Summer Day

An unexpected temperature swing can feel strange—and beautifully freeing.

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Organizing books

The Simple Pleasure of an Empty Bookshelf

This satisfying project can redefine your relationship with your books.

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5 Famous Spiritual Leaders of the 20th Century

This documentarian examines the lives of five historic prophetic voices—from Reinhold Niebuhr to Howard Thurman—and shows what we can learn from them today.

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