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.
Luciano Anastasini with several of his Pound Puppies
Managing Life Changes

Having Faith in Misfit Mutts

An injured daredevil restarts his circus career with a little help from some pound pups.

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Sarah Robbins and her daughter, Ginny
Emotional and Mental Health

Home Is Where Your Faith and Family Are

A mother's prayers for her peripatetic family are answered.

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Daily Devotionals blogger Julia Attaway
Emotional and Mental Health

Seeing God by Seeing the Bigger Picture

Even when things are rough, faith is about more than venting to God.

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Pat Vandover (left) and her friend Shirley
Friends

Friendship, Faith Help Overcome Physical Frailty

A woman with rheumatoid arthritis finds friendship helps her deal with the pain.

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A mint granita in a stem glass
Positive Living

Mint Granitas

This frosty treat is the perfect way to cool off on a warm late-spring day.

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Susan Topham
Positive Living

Making Time to Count Her Blessings

A young rancher revisits a creative DIY project that reminds her of God's gifts in her life.

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Amy Wong, a positive thinking blogger
Positive Thinking

Positive Thinking Tip: Read the Obits

How reading the obituaries can help you stay positive (really!).

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musical notes from a hymn
Coping With Grief

Mysterious Ways: Right on Cue

I missed my parents so much. If only they could be here with me again.

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Sharon Hinck, Contributing Author Mornings with Jesus
Prayers for Strength

Devotion for When You're Feeling Down

Content can be a daily battle.

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Michael Larsen and some of his grilling buddies
Friends

Fellowship, Faith, Grilled Meats

Nothing brings men together like hot coals and a grill, especially when times are tough.

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