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5 Ways Prayer Journaling Can Keep You Sane

When you’re in the middle of a super-sized problem, a journal can help you unearth solutions and grow closer to God.

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Thailand Cave Rescue: How the Boys Stayed Calm

Here's the spiritual technique the Thai soccer coach taught his young players while they waited to be rescued.

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Comforting others reaps blessings.

Giving Hope, Receiving Joy

How volunteering to help others—from prison inmates, to the elderly, to rescue animals—reaps a windfall of blessings.

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Actress Cheryl Ladd

Guideposts Classics: Cheryl Ladd on Looking Upward in Faith

In this story from October 1994, the Charlie's Angels star recalls how her faith impacts her love of golf—and, occasionally, vice versa.

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Kirstie Ennis

A Marine Veteran Continues to Fight Her Toughest Battle

USMC Sergeant (Ret.) Kirstie Ennis, who suffered traumatic injuries—physical, mental and emotional—during a tour of duty in Afghanistan, discusses the lengthy road she has traveled toward recovery.

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Linsey Davis with her son, Aydin

ABC's Linsey Davis Discusses Her Children's Book

Listen as ABC's Linsey Davis shares what inspired her to write a children's book, The World Is Awake: A Celebration of Everyday Blessings, and what she hopes children who read the book take away from it. 

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Cesar Daza has invented a way for his friend Jose Gallego, who’s blind and deaf, to enjoy the World Cup.

This Blind and Deaf Soccer Fan Experiences the World Cup with a Friend's Help

Soccer fan Cesar Daza found a way to help his friend Jose Gallego, who’s blind and deaf, enjoy the World Cup.

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Pastor Jim Powell (left) and Imam Kamil Mufti

A Christian Pastor and a Muslim Imam Find Friendship and Common Ground

When an evangelical church relocates next to a mosque, it provides an opportunity for people of different faiths to build bridges.

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Melba Pattillo Beals, civil rights icon and author of I Will Not Fear

How a Member of the Little Rock Nine Found Courage

Facing racist threats, Melba Pattillo Beals helped integrate Arkansas schools. She also deepened her faith

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Nelson Mandela

How Nelson Mandela Found Hope

During the South African leader’s 27 years in prison, he was inspired by the writings of Norman Vincent Peale.

Summer wonder

Summer Wonders

Here’s to having a summer filled with awe, wonder, mystery and miracles.

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Woman writing in her journal

How to Focus on Your Blessings

How to realize that there are more blessings in our lives than trials, more positive moments than negative.

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Linsay Davis reports on a story from the streets of NYC

ABC's Linsey Davis on How Faith Helped Her Overcome Postpartum Anxiety

Following the birth of her first child, broadcast journalist Linsey Davis experienced anxiety so pronounced that her blood pressure rose to dangerous levels.

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Linsey Davis and her son, Ayden

How ABC’s Linsey Davis Overcame Anxiety

She was a TV journalist with a new baby and a happy marriage, but she struggled with anxiety after being diagnosed with preeclampsia

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