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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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Colleen Radke and daughter Wynn; photo courtesy Colleen Radke

Waterfalls and Mother Nature Restored the Spirits of a Mom and Daughter

Colleen Radke shares how a difficult divorce and the trials brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic inspired her to get back to nature with her five-year-old daughter.

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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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An artist's rendering of an angel holding hearts; Illustration by Orlando Hoetzel

4 Heartwarming Valentine's Day Stories

Loving surprises, a crazy dating coincidence, a (not so) secret admirer. These true tales remind us of the amazing power of love.

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Simone Gordon; Photo credit: Simone Gordon

How She Became the Black Fairy Godmother

Despite her own struggles, she used Facebook and Instagram to help people in need all across the country. 

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An artist's rendering of a snow angel; Illustration by Daniel Lievano

How a Snow Angel Changed Her Parenting Perspective

She was feeling like a failure as a mother, until a heaven-sent sign reminded her what was really important.

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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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Robert Boggs mom, Melree Boggs, in 1936

A Tribute to His Late Nature-Loving Mother

His beloved mom loved and cared for all of God’s creatures.

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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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