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

7 Ways to Shake a Bad Mood Instantly

Anyone can get stuck in a bad mood--but you don't have to stay there! Use these tips to get back on track.

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Finding Life Purpose

Cultivating Creativity in Our Kids–and Ourselves

When talent and passion intersect, it can be life-changing for everyone.

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God's Grace

The Inspiring Music of Hildegard of Bingen

12th century Benedictine abbess, writer, philosopher, Christian mystic, visionary, and polymath Hildegard of Bingen is best remembered today for her sacred and liturgical musical compositions. Here are some of her most beloved works as performed by the vocal group Anonymous 4.

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Positive Living

The Art (and Craft) of Community-Building

Being part of a public art project reminds me of how connected we are when we work together to create something.

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Living Longer, Living Better

How to Set New Life Goals After Retirement

In this excerpt from best-selling author Julia Cameron's book, It's Never Too Late to Begin Again, she shares how to break out of a routine and reignite a sense of adventure.

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Miracles

A Mysterious Confirmation of Purpose

She uprooted her life to write a novel she believed in. But did she make the right choice?

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Positive Living

Positive Summer Reading: ‘Gift from the Sea’

Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s 1955 classic opens our eyes to the deeper meaning of the beach.

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Motivational Stories

Julia Cameron: On Creativity

Best-selling author of The Artist's Way is back with a new book, Life Lessons: 125 Prayers and Meditations, and shares tips on how to connect to God through creativity.

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America’s Angels

How Could This Homeless Veteran Get Back on Track?

His love for music sustained him in hard times. Volunteers of America helped him in ways he couldn't have imagined.

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Movies and TV

Actor John Corbett on Playing a Pastor in 'All Saints'

Acclaimed actor John Corbett discusses his new film, which is based on a true story about an Episcopal priest torn between the directives he's been given by the church hierarchy and the parishioners he serves.

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