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When God gives us what we need, when we need it. Like ideas for a book and blog!
Life with a Southern Grandmother

When God Gives Us What We Need

Learning that when the task is large, God sends us what we need, when we need it.

Military mom Edie Melson relied on boot camp prayers when her son joined the Marines.
While They Serve

Boot Camp Prayers

When Edie Melson's son joined the Marines, she turned to prayer to cope with the wrenching separation.

Mara Measor, author of Naked Prayers, who fought her depression with prayer doodles.
Lunch-Break Miracles

Mara Measor: The Power of Prayer Doodles

A young woman emerges from depression with a book of prayers and drawings.

Persimmon pudding
Deadlines, Grocery Lines, Laugh Lines

Persimmon Pudding—Yes, Please!

What's for dessert? A delicious fall favorite from the Midwest.

Teaching kids to be kind
Positive Outreach

Teaching Kids Kindness

A new teacher comes up with a way to encourage her students to be kind.

One of Scotland's secret sculptures, bits on wonder discovered in Edinburgh.
Lunch-Break Miracles

Scotland’s Secret Book Sculptures

It’s amazing, really, how one person can add so much wonder to the world.

5 things you can learn from anger.
While They Serve

When I Just Feel Angry

Anger is, really, just another emotion. Here's what you can learn from it.

Could Scarlett O'Hara enrich your prayer life? Bob Hostetler shows how fictional characters can be incorporated into our prayers.
A Thousand Ways to Pray

Praying with Fictional Characters

Could Scarlett O'Hara enrich your prayer life? You bet!

If you're broken, you can be mended by God through faith.
Family Grace

Mended by God

Being restored to the Lord brings joy. And this joy is too precious to keep to ourselves.

Here's a powerful story of a breast cancer survivor and her faith in God.
Life with a Southern Grandmother

Happy Breast Cancer Survivor Day to Me

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Survivor and Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker Suzanne Eller shares her powerful story of how coping with the disease pulled her closer to God.

What makes you come alive?
Life, Faith & Prayer

What Makes You Come Alive?

One day, 40 years ago, a nervous kid began to preach the Gospel. And a calling was discovered.