Sister

A sister is a precious gift, a lifelong friend, a keeper of family memories, and a companion through the years of your family's growth.
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Angels

Gratitude for the Angel That Saved Her Life

A woman is rescued by a heavenly visitor in this excerpt from Dreams of Angels.

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Marlo and her father visit one of the young patients at St. Jude's
Stories of Hope

Danny Thomas, the 'Patron Saint' of Hopeful Causes

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital started with a prayer—and a promise—from Marlo Thomas' father, Danny.

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Healing prayers and faith on Hanukkah
Power of Prayer

Healing Prayer for a Boy with Leukemia on Hanukkah

A young rabbinical student discovers his own Hanukkah miracle as he battles leukemia.

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An orca whale leaping. Photo by Tatiana Ivkovich for Thinkstock.
God's Grace

5 Stories That Prove Animals Are God’s Messengers

These animals forged important bonds with humans, writes assistant editor Daniel Kessel.

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Shannon Gurley O’Donnell enjoys a cup of tea.
Positive Thinking

Counting Her Blessings

A sleepless night is made tolerable by reminding herself how rich and full her life is.

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God's Grace

A Call for Comfort

A disturbing dream I had about my brother forced me to make the call.

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Positive Thinking

Beware of Pretty Weeds

Weeds are weeds and gossip is gossip. Both choke off life.

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An artist's rendering of a barn with Christmas wreaths on it and angels above it
Angels

Guests at the Barn

How could they serve Christmas dinner in the barn? Would they eat with the livestock?

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The tray that arrived in Randy Elliott's room

A Knock at the Door

Grief is broken when love enters the room.

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A crown of flowers against the sky.
God's Grace

First Miracles

A sister remembers an amazing leap and the Virgin Mary.

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