Courage

Having courage means facing your fears, making difficult choices, and staying true to yourself and your faith at all times.
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Devotions for Faith/Prayer

Jesus’ Presence Is Enough

Giving a treasured belonging away as an act of worship to Jesus.

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Daily Devotions

Spirit Lifting: Dare

This devotion reminds us that facing up to our fears often brings rich rewards.

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Angels

God's Grace Helped Her Meet the Challenges of Special Needs Parenting

God helped her to be the best mother for her daughter with Down syndrome.

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Stories of Hope

Juneteenth: 5 Things to Know About Our New Federal Holiday

Juneteenth, an observance that began more than 150 years ago in the African American community, is an occasion all freedom-loving Americans will now honor.

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Inspiring Stories

How to Emerge with Hope After a Pandemic Year

A small family of birds mirrors the emotional journey of stepping back into life after COVID.

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Family

How a Mother’s Cancer Helped Save Her Daughter’s Life

Finding eternal love and support after an unplanned doctor’s visit

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Faith and doubt
How to Pray

How Doubt Can Make Your Faith Stronger

When following a journey of faith, it’s only natural to run into challenges and questions.

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Stories of Faith

When Faith Empowers Us to Endure the Impossible

If anger, resentment and bitterness beckon, it’s God’s love that can answer.

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Stories of Hope

An Angelic Reunion Between Two Courageous Women

Because a strong woman once helped her, she became strong enough to help others

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Stories of Hope

How Her Faith Helped Her Face Up to Overwhelming Medical Debt

How could she find the courage to tackle the growing mountain of bills?

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