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Jen Hatmaker

4 Holiday Decluttering Tips from Jen Hatmaker

The author and speaker shares her best organizing advice this Christmas season.

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An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting

After a Year of Sobriety She Turned to Helping Others

She thought she was ready for romance, but her AA sponsor introduced her to an entirely different kind of relationship.

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Roberta Messner

4 Tips for Overcoming Loneliness When You Have a Chronic Illness

A longtime nurse offers expert advice on how to avoid isolation by joining a support group, getting a pet and more.

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Addiction counselor Tony Kennedy

Why Is Sobriety Often So Hard to Maintain?

Here's a look back at what we've learned from two years of stories in our Overcoming Addiction series.

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Back from Beyond by Glenn Brymer

Back From Beyond: A Soldier's Near-Death Experience

When veteran Glenn Brymer was stationed in West Germany, he was nearly killed in an accident during a military drill. On the clock to save his life, Glenn describes how he reached out to God during the moment he needed him most. Check out this graphic novel that depicts the near-death experience Glenn would never forget.

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Guideposts: Turkey Quesadillas

Turkey Quesadillas

Spice up your Thanksgiving leftovers with this fast and easy dish.

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Helpful grocery bagger

When a Little Help Comes at the Grocery Checkout

In doing their jobs, grocery baggers are also giving us the chance to take a break and enjoy a simple kindness.

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Dolly Parton in 'Heartstrings'

Dolly Parton on the 'Heartstrings' Behind Her New Series

The country singer’s new anthology series brings her beloved songs to life.

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Expressing gratitude

Why Be Grateful for Hard Times?

No one wants adversity. But there are plenty of positive insights to be gained from it.

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In need of help

What Can I Do in a Desperate Situation?

No matter what it is—death, divorce, homelessness, job loss—you can always turn to prayer.

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Saying thank you

Why We Should Say ‘Thank You’ Out Loud

Thinking grateful thoughts is powerful. Telling someone else you feel blessed to have them in your life is downright profound.

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Couple communicating

Do You Need to Expand Your Emotional Vocabulary?

Why finding the exact, right words for your feelings can improve your relationships and overall well-being.

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