Anxiety

Grace and Edward in the woods
Dogs

How God Used My Dog to Teach Me a Lesson

We are urged by the Bible to wait on the Lord. But sometimes there are obstacles.

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How to Pray

How Jesus Prayed When He Was Overwhelmed

Awaiting His fate in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus shows us seven ways to pray when it feels all but impossible.

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Emotional and Mental Health

How Gardening Is Good for Your Mental Health

The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature is a beautiful, deeply researched book about finding emotional wellness in the act of growing things.

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Praying under pressure
How to Pray

How to Pray When You’re in a Hurry

When you’re rushed and under pressure, here are four ways to keep praying.

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How to Pray

Write a Prayer to Start Every Day

Sometimes you need a prayer tailored to your special challenges and needs.

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Angels

This Heaven-Sent Bird Eased Her Worries

The rare Goshawk helped her rediscover the joys of nature—and distracted her from her Covid-19 anxiety.  

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Living with depression
Living Longer, Living Better

How to Help a Friend Living with Depression

The simple but powerful ways to walk with someone through their misery and mystery.

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Positive self-talk
Positive Living

Why Talking to Yourself Can Be a Good Thing

Thinking is great, but sometimes you need to have a direct conversation with the person in the mirror.

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Inspiring Stories

What Does It Take to Be a Person of Courage?

We don’t have to be among the powerful and mighty to commit a courageous act.

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Bible prayers for peace
How to Pray

Turn to the Bible for Prayers About Peace

When it comes to soothing the unrest in ourselves and in our world, here are seven examples from Scripture that you can pray.

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