Creativity

The spark of creativity is such an inspiration--use your creative powers and see how the most complex problems suddenly have new solutions.
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Life Advice

How to Find Your Sweet Spot in Life

Discovering that unique gift can help you get back on track.

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Geri Christensen
Living Longer, Living Better

Mystery Solved: She Found the Perfect Project to Engage Her Ailing Friend

She prayed long and hard for an activity they could still do together. The answer? Writing mystery novels.

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Life Advice

The Pleasure and Power of Doing Nothing at All

Summertime is the ideal season to embrace the notion that “being” can sometimes outrank “doing” as a top activity.

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Music

How Worship Comes Alive in ‘The Secret Life of Bees’ Musical

Inspiration springs from the stage in the new show based on Sue Monk Kidd’s best-selling novel.

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How to Pray

Pray a Word-of-the-Day

A fun and helpful new way to pray.

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Stories of Faith

Watch the Creation of Deborah Anderson's 'Sinai Christ'

Artist and iconographer Deborah Anderson shows the progress of a work called Sinai Christ. In explaining the eyes that appear mismatched, Deborah said, "It is to show the two natures of God, one eye looks directly at you in judgement, the other eye turns away in mercy." To see more of Deborah’s work, click here.

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From Deborah's icon depiction of The Annunciation
Stories of Faith

She Found God's Word in Religious Icons

This artist shares the beauty of iconography and how it helped her regain her faith.

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7 Powerful Ways to Spark Creativity
Positive Living

7 Powerful Ways to Spark Creativity

These simple practices will help you get out of your own way and fulfill your artistic dreams.

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Work Life

Why It’s So Important to Only Do One Thing at a Time

Multi-tasking can get you through the day, but “deep work” is important to your sense of purpose and accomplishment.

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God's Grace

Finding the Divine Spark in Everyday Life

Mysterious Ways senior editor Hilary Ribons explains how divine inspiration is innate in everyone.

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