Faith, Prayer & Devotions

Faith is a source of comfort and hope in everyday life and when you grapple with profound questions. Your faith life is enriched through prayer as well as when you read daily devotions. Bible verses can deepen your faith and offer strength and joy for each day. Prayer stories remind us of the power of prayer.

Pamela Conrad; photo courtesy Pamela Conrad

3 Questions: Rev. Pamela Conrad

The Episcopal priest and astrobiologist on how her faith and scientific work coexist and impact each other.

Woman in a support group

No Place for Shame

Linda, a woman in my caregivers’ support group, stare ...

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A joyful woman exults on a winter's day

Jesus Is Your Joy

The Apostle Paul wasn’t speaking metaphorically in th ...

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A woman reads her Bible

All In God’s Time

God controls life’s pace. The secret to managing your time is to abide in God and focus on ...

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Attitude Adjustment

After Mom broke her hip, she needed someone to stay with her day and night. I moved in to make su ...

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A woman reads her Bible

Seeing God’s Signs

The Bible is filled with God’s messages and signs of reassurance. By reading ...

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Rick Hamlin; photo by Jim Anness

With Meditative Prayer, Even Silence Is Praise

How an ancient prayer practice can help in times of crisis.

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Edward Grinnan on Black History Month

How Black History Month Helps Us Understand the Present

It’s not just about the courage of historical figures, it’s also about the quality of life in America today.

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My Strength, My Song

“Are you sure you want to go to church?” I slipped into my bright Easter coat and s ...

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What Prayer Can Do: Lizard Love

How would she ever find the tiny gecko that was loose in her home?

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If You Only Knew

Our plane landed. Home at last. Checking my phone, I read a text from my sister: “Call me when ...

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A worried woman

All-Knowing God

God has the unique and amazing ability to know and understand everything. When you are up against ...

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Melba Patillo Beals

Lessons from the Past on Courage, Faith and Justice

During Black History Month, reflections on long-ago events that continue to haunt us today.

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No Need to Go It Alone

When my mom had major dental surgery, I thought I could manage her care without ...

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For the Greatest Good

For the Greatest Good

When you are struggling with circumstances that don’t ...

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A praying man's hands clasp a Bible

Growing Slowly

Sometimes a burst of spiritual growth happens overnight. ...

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