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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How to Pray

How the Bible Can Help When You're Having a Down Day

If you’re feeling gloomy, here’s a Bible verse to bring some hope and inspiration.

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Positive Living

A Joyful Phrase to Celebrate the Good Things That Come Our Way

A well-known Jewish expression tells us that luck is never the whole story of a positive moment or achievement.

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Devotions for Inspiration

Spirit Lifting: Keepsake Blessings

This devotion reminds us that even in the most difficult times, God blesses us with "precious and perfect moments."

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Positive Living

How Giving to Others Makes Us Feel Good

What would happen if we re-framed donating to charity as a joyful activity instead of a moral obligation?

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Positive Living

Yes, Santa Does Belong in Christmas

Think gift-giving has nothing to do with the birth of Jesus? Bah! Humbug!

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Dogs

Blessed by a Brave Dog and a Kind God

After a run-in with a porcupine, a beloved pet receives help and comfort. And a toy.

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Positive Living

How to Cultivate Gratitude Even When Things Aren’t Going Great

Gratitude isn’t just for sunny days—it’s an unending well of calming, grounding support you can access no matter what’s happening in your life.

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Holiday Prayers

Join Us for a Thanksgiving Day of Prayer: Grateful in Any Circumstance

The perfect antidote to tough times? Acknowledging our blessings. We want to hear yours!

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Miracles

5 Stories That Prove There’s No Such Thing as Chance

These five stories of miraculous encounters and connections show us that every moment is by God’s design. 

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Deepen Your Faith

Why Praising God Is a Gift for Us

These Bible passages will steer us toward the wonders of gratitude.

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