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Gracie and Edward in the woods

A Desperate Prayer for Trust and Patience Is Answered

After a frustrating effort to get the vaccine, some real hope emerges.

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Edward and Gracie in the woods

Finding the Antidote to Vaccine Frustration

After waiting in the bitter cold for a vaccine that didn’t arrive, this prayer proved the better option to blame and anger.

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How This Heaven-Sent Sentence Gave Her Comfort

She had just lost her beloved family dog and was not sure her heart would ever heal. Until she received a special message…

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Julie Garmon and Clyde; photo by Michael  A. Schwarz

Her Dog's Injuries Taught Her a Lesson in Letting Go

When her beloved yellow Lab was hit by a car, she blamed herself. Could she cede control in a time of crisis?

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Edward Grinnan

If Memory Fades, What Happens in Our Dreams?

In researching a book about Alzheimer’s, some questions for God.

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Gracie and Edward in the woods

The Powerful Stories That Bring Us Together

How people overcome differences and reach common ground.

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Praying with hope for the new year

Praying with Hope for the New Year

Are goodness and blessings beyond our imagining about to burst over the horizon?

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Saying goodbye to 2020

How to Say Goodbye to a Very Bad Year

After an upsetting canine altercation on Christmas Eve, realizing that God’s got this.

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An artist's rendering of a friendly Havenese dog; Illustration by Kayla Reilly

This Heaven-Sent Therapy Dog Brought Peace and Comfort

This special pup seemed to know exactly which hospital patients most needed her loving attention.  

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Kitten enjoys a climbing space built by Purple Leash Project

The Purple Leash Project Helps People and Pets Escape Domestic Violence Together

The campaign is working to create more pet-friendly domestic violence shelters throughout the U.S.  

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Omar Brooks and his latest foster dog

How Fostering Dogs Became This Dogface Soldier’s New Mission

He’d been searching for the sense of purpose he found in the Army. He never guessed the plan God had for him.

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Gracie and Edward in the Berkshires

Emerging from the Darkness of a Difficult Year

We are beginning to see our way out of a time of sickness and death.

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Gracie and Edward in the woods

Remembering God While Fearing Alzheimer's

At work on a book about his family’s history with the disease, an apprehensive author’s faith kicks in.

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Wellie and Jennifer; Photo courtesy: Jennifer Warsing

Deaf During the Pandemic: “It Was a Blessing in Disguise for Me"

She struggled with Covid-19 protocols—the closed businesses, wearing a mask—but her service dog and faith helped her cope.

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