Blessings

Blessings are all around us, if we have our eyes open to noticing the ways our families, friends, community, and God bless and enrich our lives each day.
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Inspiring Stories

The Powerful Stories That Bring Us Together

How people overcome differences and reach common ground

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Pets

Emerging from the Darkness of a Difficult Year

We are beginning to see our way out of a time of sickness and death.

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Life Advice

9 Tips for Navigating This Holiday Season

A little prayer, positivity and self-care can go a long way in creating some Christmas cheer.

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Positive Living

Let the Holidays Come ‘Right on Time’

The cycle of the year is something to marvel at. So what are we really saying when holidays “sneak up” on us? 

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Stories of Faith

Gratitude is the Key to a Well-Lived Life

This holiday season, despite the coronavirus pandemic, try focusing on God’s current, past—and future—blessings.

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Life Advice

9 Fun and Creative Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving During Quarantine

Your family can stay safe and social-distance, while still enjoying the holidays.

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Positive Living

How to Give Thanks During a Pandemic

Counting your blessings, even this year, can quickly add up to a long list of gratitude.

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Pets

Life Lessons from a Dog: Learning to Be Present

A golden retriever teaches her owner how to embrace the moment, The Great Now.

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Angels

3 Angelic Thanksgiving Stories

Heavenly visitors, gifts from above and unusual celebrations—these divine stories show us what the holidays are truly about. 

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